Since taking her seat in 2011, Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye has participated in 59 civil procedure cases. She has voted for plaintiffs 37 times and for defendants in 22 cases. From 2011 to 2015, she supported plaintiffs in 14 of 22 cases. Since that time, she has voted for plaintiffs in 23 of 37 cases.
The Chief Justice has participated in 36 civil procedure cases won by plaintiffs below, voting to affirm in 19 cases and to reverse 17 times. From 2011 to 2015, the Chief Justice voted to affirm eight times in fourteen cases. Since then, she has evenly split her voted in 22 cases.
Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye has participated in 20 civil procedure cases lost by the plaintiffs below, voting to reverse, in whole or in part, 15 times and to affirm in five cases. From 2011 to 2015, the Chief Justice voted to reverse in five of seven cases. Since that time, she has voted to reverse in 10 of 13 cases.
Join us back here next time as we review the voting record in civil procedure cases of Justice Goodwin Liu.
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