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How Has Justice Chin Voted in Tort Cases?

This week, we’re beginning our review of the Justices’ individual voting records in tort cases, beginning with senior Associate Justice Ming Chin. Through the end of 2019, Justice Chin has participated in 149 tort cases. He has voted for the defendants’ position 84 times and has voted for tort plaintiffs 65 times. Between 1997 and … Continue Reading

How Have Tort Defendants Fared at the Supreme Court Since 1990 (Part 2 of 3)?

Last time, we began our in-depth review of the Court’s record in 1990 in tort cases.  Today, we’re continuing that analysis. Between 2000 and 2009, the Court’s tort docket continued to be mostly comprised of cases won by the plaintiffs below – 42 plaintiff wins, 33 defense wins.  Although the two sides’ contributions were tied … Continue Reading