Justice Goodwin Liu has participated in 55 civil procedure cases since joining the Court in 2011. He has supported plaintiffs’ position in 36 of those cases and voted for defendants in 19 cases. From 2011 to 2015, he voted for plaintiffs in 11 of 18 cases. Since that time, he has voted for plaintiffs in 25 of 37 cases.
Justice Liu has participated in 33 civil procedure cases won by plaintiffs below. He has voted to affirm 18 times and to reverse in 15 cases. From 2011 to 2015, Justice Liu voted to affirm in six of eleven cases. From 2016 to 2019, he voted to affirm 12 times in 22 cases.
Justice Liu has participated in 19 civil procedure cases lost by plaintiffs at the Court of Appeal level. He has voted to reverse in whole or in part in 15 of those 19 cases. From 2011 to 2015, he voted to reverse in four of six cases. From 2016 to 2019, he voted to reverse in 11 of 13 cases.
Join us back here next week as we complete our review of the Justices’ individual voting records in civil procedure cases.
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