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How Has Justice Cuellar Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Since joining the Supreme Court, Justice Cuellar has participated in 27 criminal procedure cases.  He has voted for defendants’ positions in 14 of those cases and against defendants 13 times. Only six of those cases were won by the defendants below.  Justice Cuellar voted to affirm one of those decisions and voted to reverse, in … Continue Reading

How Has Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Since joining the Court, Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye has participated in 59 criminal procedure cases.  She has voted for defendants in 18 cases and against defendants 41 times.  From 2011 to 2014, she supported defendants’ position in seven cases and voted against them 23 times.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted for defendants 11 times and … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare at the Supreme Court in Criminal Procedure Cases Between 2010 and 2019?

Between 2010 and 2019, the Court decided 72 criminal procedure cases.  The Court voted for defendants in 25 cases and for the prosecution 47 times.  Between 2010 and 2014, defendants won 12 cases and lost 31.  Between 2015 and 2019, defendants won 13 cases and lost 16. Between 2010 and 2019, the Court decided 27 … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Procedure Cases at the Supreme Court Between 2000 and 2009?

The Court decided 112 criminal procedure cases between 2000 and 2009.  The Court sided with the defendant in 30 cases and voted for the prosecution 82 times.  Between 2000 and 2004, the defendants won 19 cases and lost 49.  Between 2005 and 2009, the defendants won only 11 of 44 cases. The Court decided 48 … Continue Reading
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