Since joining the Court, Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye has participated in 28 employment law cases. She has voted for defendants’ position in a dozen cases and voted against defendants 16 times. Between 2011 and 2015, she voted for defendants in seven of fourteen cases. Between 2016 and 2019, she voted for defendants in five of fourteen cases.
Fifteen of these cases were won by the defendants at the Court of Appeal. Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye has voted to affirm seven of those fifteen decisions. From 2011 to 2015, she voted to affirm in four of eight cases. From 2016 to 2019, she voted to affirm in three of seven cases.
Eight of these cases were lost by the defendants at the Court of Appeal. Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye has voted to reverse in half of those cases. She voted to reverse in two of four cases between 2011 and 2015, and two of four cases between 2016 and 2019.
Join us back here tomorrow as we continue our review of the Justices’ individual voting records.
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