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

Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye has participated in 56 criminal sentencing cases since joining the Court.  She has voted for defendants in 26 cases and against them 30 times.  From 2011 to 2014, she voted for defendants in 11 of 21 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted for defendants 15 times and against them in 20 … Continue Reading

How Has Justice Corrigan Voted in Criminal Sentencing Cases?

Justice Corrigan has participated in 96 criminal sentencing cases since joining the Court, supporting defendants in 36 cases and voting against defendants 60 times.  From 2006 to 2009, she voted for defendants in seven of 24 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted for defendants in 14 cases and against them 23 times.  From 2015 … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Sentencing Cases at the Supreme Court 2010-2019?

Between 2010 and 2019, the Court has decided 72 criminal sentencing cases, finding for defendants 30 times and against them in 42 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, the Court found for defendants 14 times and against them in 23 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, the Court found for defendants 16 times and against them in … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Sentencing Cases 2000-2009?

Between 2000 and 2009, the Supreme Court decided 65 criminal sentencing cases.  The Court decided for defendants in only 12 of those cases, deciding against them 53 times.  Between 2000 and 2004, criminal defendants won five of 37 cases.  Between 2005 and 2009, criminal defendants won seven cases and lost 21 cases. Twenty-seven of these … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Sentencing Cases 1990-1999?

Between 1990 and 1999, the Supreme Court decided 54 criminal sentencing cases.  The Court sided with defendants in only one-third of those cases, finding against defendants 36 times.  Between 1990 and 1994, defendants won five cases and lost twelve.  Between 1995 and 1999, defendants won 13 cases and lost 24. Defendants won only 22 of … Continue Reading
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