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Reviewing the Justices’ Agreement Rates in Divided Criminal Cases, 2014-2018

Today, we’re concluding our series of posts on agreement rates among the Justices with a look at the numbers for the years 2014 through 2018. Justice Corrigan’s closest matches were two Justices who cast only a few votes in 2014 prior to retirement: Justices Kennard and Baxter, who were both at 100%.  Justice Corrigan was … Continue Reading

Reviewing the Justices’ Agreement Rates in Divided Criminal Cases, 2008-2013

Today, we’re looking at the Justices’ agreement rates in divided criminal cases for the years 2008 through 2013.  As we did on the civil side, since during this period the Court was drawing closer to having its current membership, we present the data Justice by Justice in order to facilitate comparisons. Justice Corrigan’s closest match … Continue Reading

Reviewing the Justices’ Agreement Rates in Divided Criminal Cases, 2002-2007

Last time, we reviewed the Justices’ agreement rates in divided criminal cases – how many times did each possible combination of Justices vote the same way in criminal cases with at least one dissenter.  This time, we’re looking at the years 2002 through 2007. Justice Baxter’s agreement rate with Justice Moreno was 65.74%.  He agreed … Continue Reading

Reviewing the Justices’ Agreement Rates in Divided Criminal Cases, 1996-2001

Today, we’re continuing our review of the Justices’ agreement rates in divided criminal cases, this time looking at the data for the years 1996 through 2001. Justice Arabian had a 50% agreement rate with Justice Baxter, but 0% with Justice Mosk.  Justice Baxter agreed with pro tem Justices half the time, but with Justice Mosk … Continue Reading

Reviewing the Justices’ Agreement Rates in Civil Cases, 2008-2013

Yesterday, we reviewed the data on the Justices’ agreement rates with each other in divided civil cases between 2002 and 2007.  Today, we’re looking at the next six year period, from 2008 to 2013.  One change from the last three posts – since five current-day Justices (if you include the recently retired Justice Werdegar) were … Continue Reading

Reviewing the Justices’ Agreement Rates in Civil Cases, 2002-2007

Last week, we reviewed the Justices’ agreement rates in civil cases between 1990 and 1995 and 1996 to 2001.  This week, we’re taking two further steps – today, agreement rates for the years 2002 to 2007, and tomorrow, Justice-by-Justice agreement rates for the years 2008 through 2013. Justice Baxter had an agreement rate with the … Continue Reading
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