Today, we’re beginning our review of the Court’s voting patterns in civil procedure cases.  The Court decided a total of 61 civil procedure cases between 1990 and 1999.  Defendants won 30 cases and lost 31 for the decade.

The Court decided 28 cases won by the defendant at the Court of Appeal, affirming 14 times and reversing in 14 cases.

The Court decided 33 cases lost by the defendants at the Court of Appeal, reversing in whole or in part in 16 of those cases and affirming 17 times.

Join us back here next week as we continue our examination of the Supreme Court’s civil procedure cases.

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