Between 2006 and 2019, Justice Corrigan has participated in 64 tort cases. She has voted for tort defendants’ position in 35 cases and has supported defendants 29 times. Between 2006 and 2010, Justice Corrigan voted for tort defendants in 19 of 28 cases. Between 2011 and 2016, Justice Corrigan voted for defendants’ position only 10 times, supporting plaintiffs in 17 cases. Since 2017, she has voted for defendants’ side in six of nine cases.
Between 2006 and 2019, Justice Corrigan participated in 30 cases won by tort defendants below. She has voted to affirm defendants’ wins 16 times and for plaintiffs in 14 cases. Between 2006 and 2010, Justice Corrigan voted to affirm 10 of 13 defendants’ wins. Since 2011, she has voted to affirm in only six of seventeen cases won by defendants below.
Between 2006 and 2019, Justice Corrigan voted to reverse tort decisions lost by defendants below 19 times, voting to affirm 15 times. Between 2006 and 2010, Justice Corrigan voted to reverse in nine of fifteen cases lost by tort defendants below. From 2011 to 2019, she has voted to reverse ten decisions lost by tort defendants while voting to affirm nine times.
Join us back here next Thursday as we continue our review of the individual Justices’ voting records in tort cases.
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