Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc. John Duffy has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in Maslenjak v. United States. Amy Howe has our preview.

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 8 9 7 9 7 11 13 64
Roberts 1 1 2 1 5
Kennedy 1 1 1 3
Thomas 1 1 1 3
Ginsburg 1 1 1 1 4
Breyer 1 1 2
Alito 1 1 2
Sotomayor 1 1 1 1 4
Kagan 1 1 1 3
Remaining 3 2 5 4 11 13 38
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 1 1% 1 0 100% 0%
CA2 5 7% 0 1 0% 100%
CA3 2 3% 0 1 0% 100%
CA4 2 3%
CA5 4 6% 1 1 50% 50%
CA6 6 9% 1 1 50% 50%
CA7 2 3% 0 1 0 100%
CA8 2 3% 0 1 0% 100%
CA9 10 14% 1 4 20% 80%
CA10 3 4% 0 2 0% 100%
CA11 5 7% 2 0 100% 0%
CADC 3 4% 1 0 100% 0%
CAFC 7 10% 0 3 0% 100%
State 16 23% 0 6 0% 100%
Dist. Court 2 3% 0 1 0% 100%
Orig. N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total 70 7 22 24% 76%

 

Voting relationships

Justice Agreement in full, in part, or in judgment
AMK CT RBG SGB SAA SMS EK NMG
JGR 89% 82% 82% 86% 89% 86% 93%
AMK 72% 86% 97% 79% 90% 96%
CT 66% 69% 93% 69% 75%
RBG 83% 72% 97% 89%
SGB 76% 86% 93%
SAA 76% 82%
SMS 93%
EK
NMG
Term Snapshot
Awards