How Have Justices Kruger and Groban Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Since joining the Supreme Court, Justice Kruger has participated in 29 criminal procedure cases.  She has voted for defendants in 13 cases and against them the remaining 16 times.

Only six of these cases were won by the defendants below, and Justice Kruger has voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in all six of those cases.

The remaining 23 cases were lost by defendants at the Court of Appeal.  Justice Kruger voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in 13 of those 23 cases.

In 2019, Justice Groban participated in only two criminal procedure cases.  Both were lost by the defendants below, and Justice Groban voted to reverse once and to affirm once.

Join us next week as we begin reviewing the voting records of the Court in another area of law.

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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 whole or in part, five times.

Twenty-one cases were lost by the defendants below.  Justice Cuellar voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in 13 of these cases and voted to affirm eight of these decisions.

Join us back here next time as we review the voting records of the final two Justices – Justices Kruger and Groban.

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How Has Justice Liu Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Justice Liu has participated in 57 criminal procedure cases since joining the Court, voting for defendants in 19 cases and against them 38 times.  From 2011 to 2014, he supported defendants seven times and voted against them in 21 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted for defendants 12 times and against them in 17 cases.

Justice Liu has participated in only 17 criminal procedure cases won by defendants below.  He has voted to affirm in three of those cases and to reverse, in whole or in part, 14 times.  From 2011 to 2014, he voted to affirm in three of eleven cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted to reverse in all six cases.

Justice Liu has participated in 39 criminal procedure cases lost by defendants below.  He has voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in 16 cases and to affirm 23 times.  Between 2011 and 2014, he voted to reverse four times and to affirm in 12 cases.  Between 2015 and 2019, he voted to reverse in 12 cases and to affirm 11 times.

Join us back here next Thursday as we continue our review of the Justices’ voting records.

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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 against them 18 times.

Defendants won only 18 of these cases below.  The Chief Justice voted to affirm only three of these defense wins, voting to reverse in whole or in part 15 times.  From 2011 to 2014, she voted to affirm three of twelve decisions.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted to reverse all six criminal procedure decisions won by defendants at the Court of Appeal.

Forty-two of these cases were lost by defendants at the Court of Appeal level.  The Chief Justice voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in 15 of these cases, and to affirm 27 times.  From 2011 to 2014, the Chief Justice voted to reverse four times and to affirm in 13 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted to reverse 11 times and to affirm in 14 cases.

Join us back here tomorrow morning as we continue our review of the Justices’ voting records.

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How Has Justice Corrigan Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Since joining the Court, Justice Corrigan has participated in 107 criminal procedure cases.  She has voted for defendants in 31 cases and against defendants in 76 cases.  From 2006 to 2009, she voted for defendants in six cases and against them 29 times.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted for defendants 12 times and against them in 31 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted for defendants 13 times and against them in 16 cases.

Forty-two of these cases were won by defendants below.  Justice Corrigan has voted to affirm eight of these decisions and to reverse, in whole or in part, 34 times.  From 2006 to 2009, she voted to affirm only twice and to reverse 15 times.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to affirm in six cases and to reverse 13 times.  From 2015 to 2019, Justice Corrigan has voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in all six criminal procedure cases.

Sixty-six of these cases were lost by the defendants below.  Justice Corrigan has voted to reverse in 23 of those cases and to affirm 43 times.  From 2006 to 2009, she voted to reverse four times and to affirm in 14 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to reverse six times and to affirm 17 times.  From 2015 to 2019, Justice Corrigan voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in 13 cases and to affirm 12 times.

Join us back here next week, when we’ll continue our examination of the Justices’ individual voting records.

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How Has Justice Chin Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Justice Chin has participated in 220 criminal procedure cases since joining the Court.  Justice Chin has voted for defendants in 57 of those cases and against them in 163 cases.  Justice Chin voted for defendants in ten cases and against them 27 times between 1996 and 1999.  From 2000 to 2004, Justice Chin voted for defendants 18 times and against them 49 times.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted for defendants in seven times and against them in 37 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted for defendants 12 times and against them in 31 cases.  Finally, from 2015 to 2019, he voted for defendants 10 times and against them in 19 cases.

Justice Chin has participated in 129 criminal procedure cases won by the defendants below.  He voted to affirm 20 of those decisions and to reverse 69 times.  From 1996 to 1999, he voted to affirm six times and to reverse in 11 cases.  From 2000 to 2004, he voted to affirm six times and to reverse in 21 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted to affirm in only two cases and to reverse, in whole or in part, 18 times.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to affirm in six cases and to reverse 13 times.  From 2015 to 2019, Justice Chin voted to reverse in all six cases won by the defendants below.

Justice Chin has participated in 129 criminal procedure cases lost by the defendants below.  He has voted to reverse, in whole or in part, 37 times and to affirm in 92 cases.  Between 1996 and 1999, Justice Chin voted to reverse four times and to affirm in 15 cases.  From 2000 to 2004, Justice Chin voted to reverse in 12 cases and to affirm 28 times.  From 2005 to 2009, Justice Chin voted to reverse five times and to affirm 19 times.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to reverse in six cases and to affirm in 17 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, Justice Chin has voted to reverse in ten cases and to reverse 13 times.

Join us back here tomorrow as we continue our review of the Justices’ voting records.

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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 criminal procedure cases won by the defendants at the Court of Appeal, affirming those defense wins six times and reversing in 20 cases.  Between 2010 and 2014, defendants successfully attacked six of 19 decisions.  Between 2015 and 2019, they lost all seven cases.

Between 2010 and 2019, the defendants lost 45 criminal procedure decisions.  The Court reversed 19 of those decisions and affirmed 26 times.  From 2010 to 2014, the Court reversed in only six of 23 decisions.  From 2015 to 2019, the Court reversed 13 times and affirmed in nine cases.

Join us back here next week as we continue our review of the Court’s criminal procedure cases.

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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 criminal procedure cases won by the defendants below, affirming 10 times and reversing in 38 cases.  Between 2000 and 2004, the defendants won only six of twenty-eight such cases.  Between 2005 and 2009, defendants won only four of twenty defendants’ wins.

The Court decided 64 criminal procedure cases lost by the defendants below.  The Court reversed 20 of those decisions while affirming 44 times.  Between 2000 and 2004, the Court reversed in 13 of 40 cases.  Between 2005 and 2009, the Court reversed in seven of 24 cases.

Join us back here next time as we continue to review the Court’s criminal procedure decisions.

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How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Procedure Cases from 1990 to 1999?

Between 1990 and 1999, the Supreme Court decided 90 criminal procedure cases.  They sided with defendants in 28 cases and against them 62 times.  From 1990 to 1994, they voted for defendants in 11 times and against them 31 times.  Between 1995 and 1999, the Court sided with defendants 17 times and against them 31 times.

Defendants won 47 of these cases at the Court of Appeal.  The Supreme Court affirmed 14 of these decisions and reversed, in whole or in part, 33 of them.  Between 1990 and 1994, the Court affirmed six decisions and reversed 17.  Between 1995 and 1999, the Court affirmed eight decisions and reversed 16.

Defendants lost 42 of these cases.  The Court reversed 14 of those 42 losses and affirmed 28 times.  Between 1990 and 1994, the Court reversed five times and affirmed in 14 cases.  Between 1995 and 1999, the Court reversed nine decisions and affirmed 14 times.

Join us back here next Thursday as we continue our review of the Court’s criminal procedure decisions.

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How Have Justices Kruger and Groban Voted in Criminal Constitutional Law Cases?

Since joining the Court in 2015, Justice Kruger has participated in 20 criminal constitutional law cases.  She has evenly split her votes – 10 for defendants, 10 against.

Only five of these cases were won by defendants below.  Justice Kruger voted to affirm two of those defendants’ wins and voted to reverse three times.

The remaining fifteen cases were lost by the defendants at the Court of Appeal.  Justice Kruger voted to reverse, in whole or in part, eight of those defendants’ losses and voted to affirm seven times.

Since taking his seat last year, Justice Groban has participated in five criminal constitutional law cases, voting for defendants in all five.  One of those cases was won by the defendant below, and Justice Groban voted to affirm.  He voted to reverse all four decisions lost by the defendants below.

Next time, we’ll start our review of another area of law.

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