Today, we’re examining the voting record of one of the newer members of the Supreme Court, Associate Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr.  Justice Neville took his seat on June 15, 2018, succeeding Justice Charles Freeman.  Prior to joining the Court, Justice Neville sat on the First District Appellate Court from 2004 to 2018. During his

Yesterday, we reviewed the data on Justice Neville’s question patterns since joining the Court in civil cases.  Today, we’re looking at the criminal side.

Justice Neville has not been a particularly active questioner thus far in criminal cases.  He more heavily questions the eventual loser when he’s in the majority of criminal cases, although the

This week we’re concluding our trip through the Justice-by-Justice oral argument analytics data to determine whether it’s possible to predict when a particular Justice is dissenting (although Justice Michael Burke replaced Justice Thomas earlier this year, there is too little data so far to reach any conclusions about his arguments).  Today and tomorrow, we’re looking

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