2002 term United States Supreme Court opinions of John Paul Stevens

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The table below lists all opinions filed by Associate Justice John Paul Stevens during the 2002 term of the Supreme Court of the United States, which lasted from October 7, 2002 until October 5, 2003. This was the twenty-eighth term of Stevens' tenure on the Court. John Paul Stevens, SCOTUS photo portrait.jpg
John Paul Stevens 2002 term statistics
9
Majority or Plurality
11
Concurrence
4
Other
8
Dissent
3
Concurrence/dissent Total = 35
Bench opinions = 30 Opinions relating to orders = 3 In-chambers opinions = 2
Unanimous decisions: 1 Most joined by: Souter (15) Least joined by: Scalia (4)
Case Issue Joined by


Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc. v. Henson
537 U.S. 28 (2002)


Yellow Transportation, Inc. v. Michigan
537 U.S. 36 (2002)


Sprietsma v. Mercury Marine
537 U.S. 51 (2002)
Unanimous


Abdur'Rahman v. Bell
537 U.S. 88 (2002)
Stevens dissented from the Court's dismissal of certiorari as improvidently granted.


Eldred v. Ashcroft
537 U.S. 186 (2003)


United States v. Jimenez Recio
537 U.S. 270 (2003)


FCC v. NextWave Personal Communications, Inc.
537 U.S. 293 (2003)


Scheidler v. National Organization for Women, Inc.
537 U.S. 393 (2003)


Moseley v. V Secret Catalogue, Inc.
537 U.S. 418 (2003)
Rehnquist, O'Connor, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer; Scalia (in part)


Boeing Co. v. United States
537 U.S. 437 (2003)
Rehnquist, O'Connor, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer


Foster v. Florida
537 U.S. 990 (2002)
Stevens filed a statement respecting the Court's denial of certiorari, to emphasize that it does not amount to a judgment on the merits.


Stewart v. McCoy
537 U.S. 993 (2002)
Stevens filed a statement respecting the Court's denial of certiorari.


In re Stanford
537 U.S. 968 (2002)
Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
Stevens dissented from the Court's denial of a writ of habeas corpus.


Chabad of Southern Ohio v. Cincinnati
537 U.S. 1501 (2002)
Stevens granted the application to vacate a stay.


Connecticut Dept. of Public Safety v. Doe
538 U.S. 1 (2003)


Ewing v. California
538 U.S. 11 (2003)
Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer


Smith v. Doe
538 U.S. 84 (2003)


Brown v. Legal Foundation of Washington
538 U.S. 216 (2003)
O'Connor, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer


Branch v. Smith
538 U.S. 254 (2003)
Souter, Breyer


Virginia v. Black
538 U.S. 343 (2003)


Clackamas Gastroenterology Associates, P.C. v. Wells
538 U.S. 440 (2003)
Rehnquist, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas


Pharmaceutical Research and Mfrs. of America v. Walsh
538 U.S. 644 (2003)
Souter, Ginsburg; Rehnquist, O'Connor, Kennedy, Breyer (in part)


Inyo County v. Pauite-Shoshone Indians
538 U.S. 701 (2003)


Nevada Dept. of Human Resources v. Hibbs
538 U.S. 721 (2003)


Chavez v. Martinez
538 U.S. 760 (2003)


National Park Hospitality Assn. v. Department of Interior
538 U.S. 803 (2003)


Beneficial National Bank v. Anderson
539 U.S. 1 (2003)
Rehnquist, O'Connor, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer


Hillside Dairy, Inc. v. Lyons
539 U.S. 59 (2003)
Rehnquist, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer; Thomas (in part)


Nguyen v. United States
539 U.S. 69 (2003)
O'Connor, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas


Nguyen v. United States
539 U.S. 126 (2003)
Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer


United States v. American Library Association, Inc.
539 U.S. 194 (2003)


Gratz v. Bollinger
539 U.S. 244 (2003)
Souter


Green Tree Financial Corp. v. Bazzle
539 U.S. 444 (2003)


Nike, Inc. v. Klasky
539 U.S. 654 (2003)
Ginsburg; Souter (in part)
Stevens concurred in the Court's dismissal of certiorari as improvidently granted.


Prato v. Vallas
539 U.S. 1301 (2003)
Stevens denied the petitioner's request for an extension of time to pay the docketing fee and printing costs for the petition for certiorari, satisfied that there are no grounds upon which the Court would grant the petition.


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