Statistics


Our most recent Stat Pack covers all action taken by the Supreme Court for October Term 2015, and you can find it here (published June 29, 2016). Previous editions of the Stat Pack can be found at the Stat Pack archive.

Dispositions by sitting (Major cases are in red)

 

Majority opinions authored by sitting

Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. March April Total
Argued 10 9 10 9 10 11 10 69
Roberts 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
Scalia 1 1 2
Kennedy 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 9
Thomas 1 1 1 2 1 1 7
Ginsburg 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 8
Breyer 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 8
Alito 1 1 1 2 1 1 7
Sotomayor 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
Kagan 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 8
Per Curiam 1 1
Dismissed 1 1
Consolidated 1 1
Aff’d 4-4 1 1 1 1 4
Remaining 0
Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. March April Total

 

Pace of grants

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Pace of decisions

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Circuits

Total % Total Aff’d Rev % Aff’d % Rev’d
CA1 3 3% 2 1 67% 33%
CA2 6 7% 4 2 67% 33%
CA3 3 3% 1 2 33% 67%
CA4 6 7% 3 3 50% 50%
CA5 9 10% 2 5 29% 71%
CA6 3 3% 1 3 25% 75%
CA7 2 2%
CA8 7 8% 3 2 60% 40%
CA9 12 14% 2 8 20% 80%
CA10 4 5% 1 3 25% 75%
CA11 3 3% 0 3 0% 100%
CADC 4 5% 2 2 50% 50%
CAFC 4 5% 1 3 25% 75%
State 18 20% 3 17 15% 85%
Dist. Court 3 3% 2 1 67% 33%
Orig. 1 1% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total 89 27 55 33% 67%

 

Voting relationships

Justice Agreement in full, in part, or in judgment
AS AMK CT RBG SGB SAA SMS EK
JGR 88% 88% 75% 78% 84% 84% 77% 87%
AS 82% 88% 71% 82% 94% 65% 82%
AMK 71% 84% 91% 82% 79% 95%
CT 62% 67% 78% 64% 67%
RBG 86% 73% 88% 87%
SGB 77% 83% 92%
SAA 64% 81%
SMS 81%
EK
Term Snapshot
Awards