Justices Agreement Rates

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

For the past two weeks, we’ve been reviewing the Justices’ agreement rates in civil cases since 1990, six years at a time.  Today, we’ve reached the final post in that five-post series, as we take a look at the Court’s past five years.  One caution – Justice Kennard is the highest agreement rate with most

Following up on our five posts reviewing the Justices’ agreement rates in civil cases from 1990 to 2018, six years at a time, we now begin our trip through the criminal docket.  Today: 1990 to 1995.

In Table 804, we report the first fourteen combinations.  Three combinations had an agreement rate in the nineties –

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

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

Yesterday, we reviewed the Justices’ agreement rates in civil cases between 1990 and 1995 – the first in a five-part series bringing the civil data all the way up to 2018.  Today, we’re looking at the years 1996 through 2001.

Justice George, who succeeded Chief Justice Lucas as Chief on May 1, 1996 had an

For the past few weeks, we’ve been reviewing the data on how often each of the Justices voted with the majority in non-unanimous civil and criminal cases.  For the next three weeks, we’ll be reviewing a related statistic – how often did each Justice agree with each of his or her individual colleagues on the