Last time, we reviewed Justice Corrigan’s voting record to see how often she has been in the minority in civil cases, year by year since joining the Court.  Overall, Justice Corrigan has been in the minority in 5.98% of the civil cases she’s participated in.  Today, we’re looking at Justice Liu’s numbers.

Justice Liu has

Today, we’re turning our attention to our initial examination of Justice Liu’s voting record.

Justice Goodwin Liu took his seat on the Court on September 1, 2011.  Since that time, he has voted in 292 civil cases.  The distribution of his votes is similar to the Chief Justice and Justice Corrigan.  From 2011 through the

This week, we’re reviewing Justice Liu’s question patterns.  As before, our purpose is both to determine whether Justice Liu follows the overall trend when he’s in the majority – more heavily questioning the party that will lose – but also what happens when Justice Liu is dissenting.  Does he more heavily question the party that will lose the case, or the party he believes should lose the case?

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Justice Liu has participated in 27 employment law cases since joining the Court.  He has supported defendants in seven cases and voted against defendants 20 times.  From 2011 to 2015, he voted for defendants in four of thirteen cases.  From 2016 to 2019, he voted for defendants three times in fourteen cases.

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From joining the Court through the end of 2019, Justice Liu has participated in 58 criminal sentencing cases.  He has voted for defendants’ position in 31 of those cases and against defendants 27 times.  From 2011 to 2014, he voted for defendants in 13 of 23 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted for defendants

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

Justice Liu has participated in 21 civil cases primarily involving constitutional law issues since taking his seat in 2011.  He has voted for defendants in seven cases and against defendants 14 times.  Between 2012 and 2016, he voted against defendants in all eight constitutional law cases.  Since that time, he has voted for defendants in