This week, we’re reviewing the written opinions of Justice Cuéllar’s seven-year tenure. The most frequent topics for his majority opinions in civil cases were government and administrative law and civil procedure, with six opinions each. Justice Cuéllar wrote two government and administrative law majority opinions in 2016 and 2018 and one each in 2019 and 2020. He wrote two majorities about civil procedure in 2017 and 2019 and one each in 2020 and 2021. Justice Cuéllar wrote four majority opinions about tort law – one each in 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021. He wrote one majority opinion each about environmental law (2015), employment (2016), constitutional law (2017), contract law (2018), bankruptcy law (2018), construction law (2018) and arbitration (2019).
Justice Cuéllar wrote only seven civil dissents. Three dealt with employment law – one in 2019 and two in 2021. Two were about environmental law – one each in 2016 and 2017. He wrote one dissent relating to government and administrative law, in 2016 and one on constitutional law, in 2017.
Join us back here next time as we review Justice Cuéllar’s criminal opinions.