We conclude with the Chief Justice’s record in majority and dissenting opinions for criminal, quasi-criminal, mental health and juvenile justice cases. The Chief Justice has written 81 majority opinions in criminal cases. Forty-one of those eighty-one opinions were in death penalty cases. She has written a dozen majority opinions each in criminal procedure and sentencing law cases, four majorities in constitutional law and habeas cases, two in juvenile justice and sex offenses cases and one each in cases involving property crimes, violent crimes, mental health and regulation of attorneys.
The Chief Justice has written three dissenting opinions in juvenile justice cases, two each in constitutional law and criminal procedure cases and one dissent each in death penalty and sentencing law cases.
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