Justice Mary Jane Theis

Justice Theis has participated in 20 domestic relations cases since joining the Court.  She has voted for defendants in nine of those cases and for plaintiffs 11 times.  Between 2011 and 2015, she supported defendants in seven of fifteen cases.  From 2016 to 2019, she voted for defendants in two of five cases.
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Today, we’re concluding our review of the individual Justices’ voting records in tort cases. Justice Theis has participated in 55 tort cases since her tenure began in 2010. Justice Theis has voted for defendants in 38 of those cases and voted for plaintiffs 17 times. From 2010 to 2013, she voted for defendants 21 times

Today, because insurer cases have been comparatively uncommon in recent years, we’re reviewing our final two sets of Justices’ voting records in a single post.  First, Justice Theis.

Since joining the Court, Justice Theis has participated in ten civil cases involving insurers as named parties, supporting the insurers in six of those cases and voting

Yesterday, we reviewed Justice Theis’ question patterns in criminal cases between 2010 and 2016.  Today, we ask what it’s possible to infer when Justice Theis asked the first question in  criminal cases.

Justice Theis voted with the majority in 84 criminal affirmances and 102 criminal reversals.  She wrote the majority opinion in fourteen of those