2006 term United States Supreme Court opinions of David Souter

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The table below lists all opinions filed by Associate Justice David Souter during the 2006 term of the Supreme Court of the United States, which began on October 2, 2006 and concluded September 30, 2007. This was the seventeenth term of Souter’s tenure on the Court. DavidSouter.jpg
David Souter 2006 term statistics
7
Majority or Plurality
3
Concurrence
0
Other
5
Dissent
2
Concurrence/dissent Total = 17
Bench opinions = 17 Opinions relating to orders = 0 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous decisions: 2 Most joined by: Stevens, Ginsburg, Breyer (10) Least joined by: Thomas (6)
Case Issue Joined by


Lopez v. Gonzalez
549 U.S. 47 (2006)
Deportation Roberts, Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito


Carey v. Musladin
549 U.S. 70 (2006)
Souter filed one of three opinions concurring in the judgment of Thomas' six-justice opinion.


Norfolk Southern R. Co. v. Sorrell
549 U.S. 158 (2007)
Scalia, Alito
Souter joined Roberts' majority and filed a separate concurrence.


Osborn v. Haley
549 U.S. 225 (2007)


Limtiaco v. Camacho
549 U.S. 483 (2007)
Stevens, Ginsburg, Alito


Environmental Defense v. Duke Energy Corp.
549 U.S. 561 (2007)
Roberts, Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito; Thomas (in part)


Zuni Public School District No 89 v. Dept. of Education
550 U.S. 81 (2007)


Smith v. Texas
550 U.S. 297 (2007)


EC Term of Years Trust v. United States
550 U.S. 429 (2007)
Unanimous


Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly
550 U.S. 544 (2007)
Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, Alito


Safeco Insurance Co. of America v. Burr
551 U.S. 47 (2007)
Roberts, Kennedy, Breyer; Stevens, Scalia, Thomas, Ginsburg, Alito (in part)


Bowles v. Russell
551 U.S. 205 (2007)
Stevens, Ginsburg, Breyer


Brendlin v. California
551 U.S. 249 (2007)
Fourth Amendment Unanimous


Rita v. United States
551 U.S. 338 (2007)


Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life
551 U.S. 449 (2007)
Stevens, Ginsburg, Breyer


Wilkie v. Robbins
551 U.S. 537 (2007)
Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, Alito; Stevens, Ginsburg (in part)


Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc.
551 U.S. 587 (2007)
Stevens, Ginsburg, Breyer

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