Since joining the Supreme Court, Justice Corrigan has participated in 76 criminal constitutional law cases. She has voted for defendants in 17 cases and has voted against defendants 59 times. Between 2006 and 2009, Justice Corrigan voted for defendants four times and against defendants 24 times. Between 2010 and 2019, she voted for defendants 13 times and against them in 35 cases.
Justice Corrigan has participated in 32 criminal constitutional law cases won by the defendant below. She has voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in 27 of those 32 cases. From 2006 to 2009, she supported defendants only once, while voting to reverse nine times. From 2010 to 2019, she voted to affirm four decisions while voting to reverse 23 times.
Justice Corrigan has participated in 43 criminal constitutional law cases lost by the defendants below. She has voted to reverse, in whole or in part, 12 of those decisions while voting to affirm 31 times. From 2006 to 2009, she voted to reverse three times while voting to affirm in 15 cases. From 2010 to 2019, she voted to reverse nine decisions while voting to affirm 16 times.
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