Justice Cuellar has participated in seventeen civil constitutional law cases since taking since seat on the Court. He has voted for defendants in five of those cases and against defendants 12 times. Between 2015 and 2017, he voted for defendants in only one of nine cases. He voted against defendants in all three civil constitutional law cases in 2018, but in 2019, he voted for defendants in four of five cases.
Justice Cuellar has participated in seven constitutional law cases won by the defendants below. He voted to affirm two of those decisions and to reverse five times. All five votes to reverse came between 2015 and 2018, all both votes to affirm were in 2019 cases.
Justice Cuellar has participated in eight constitutional law cases lost by the defendants at the Court of Appeal. He has voted to reverse twice – once in 2017, once in 2019 – and to affirm in six cases.
Join us back here next Thursday as we wind up our review of the Justices’ voting records on constitutional law cases.
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