Justice Robert R. Thomas

9423385629_171671f9c2_zToday we continue our Justice-by-Justice review of the questioning patterns for criminal, quasi-criminal and disciplinary cases decided during 2015, checking our conclusions against our work in the summer and fall with civil cases decided since 2008. Today, we review the data for Justice Freeman, Chief Justice Garman and Justice Thomas, working our way from left

2847733790_15646d78d1_zIn recent weeks, we’ve been taking a close look, Justice by Justice, at the question patterns of the members of the Illinois Supreme Court. We’ve been analyzing whether the Justices’ question patterns allows us to tentatively infer the Justices’ likely votes, and which Justices might be writing opinions.

Table 87 contains the data for cases