Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye has participated in 23 civil constitutional law cases since taking her seat in 2011, voting for defendants in only five cases while voting against defendants 18 times. Between 2011 and 2016, the Chief Justice voted for defendants once while voting against defendants 10 times. Between 2017 and 2019, the Chief Justice voted for defendants in four cases while voting against them eight times.
The Chief Justice has participated in thirteen civil constitutional law cases, voting to affirm in only three while voting to reverse ten times. Between 2011 and 2018, the Chief Justice voted to reverse, at least in part, in nine straight civil constitutional law cases.
The Chief Justice has sat in only eight civil constitutional law cases lost by defendants below. She has voted to reverse only once in those eight cases.
Join us back here next Thursday as we continue our review of the Justices’ voting records in constitutional law cases.