2006 term United States Supreme Court opinions of John Roberts

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The table below lists all opinions filed by Chief Justice John G. Roberts 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 second term of Roberts' tenure on the Court. File-Official roberts CJ cropped.jpg
John Roberts 2006 term statistics
7
Majority or Plurality
1
Concurrence
2
Other
3
Dissent
0
Concurrence/dissent Total = 13
Bench opinions = 11 Opinions relating to orders = 0 In-chambers opinions = 2
Unanimous decisions: 2 Most joined by: Scalia, Thomas, Alito (9) Least joined by: Stevens, Ginsburg (3)
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
1-01


Norfolk Southern R. Co. v. Sorrell 549 U.S. 158 (2007)

Federal Employers' Liability Act Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Breyer, Alito
Souter and Ginsburg filed concurring opinions.
1-02


Jones v. Bock 549 U.S. 199 (2007)

Unanimous
4-03


Massachusetts v. EPA 549 U.S. 497 (2007)

Clean Air Act  • standing Scalia, Thomas, Alito
5-04


Stroup v. Willcox 549 U.S. 1501 (2006)

Roberts denied the application for a stay.
4-05


Abdul-Kabir v. Quarterman 550 U.S. 233 (2007)

Scalia, Thomas, Alito
4-06


Brewer v. Quarterman 550 U.S. 286 (2007)

Scalia, Thomas, Alito
1-07


United Haulers Assn. v. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Mgmt. Auth. 550 U.S. 330 (2007)

Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
1-08


Hinck v. United States 550 U.S. 501 (2007)

Unanimous
2-09


Roper v. Weaver 550 U.S. 598 (2007)

Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act
Roberts concurred in the Court's dismissal of certiorari, stating that he did not agree with all of the reasons given in the Court's per curiam opinion, but that he agreed with the disposition.
5-10


Boumediene v. Bush 550 U.S. 1301 (2007)

Roberts denied the applications for extension of time to petition for rehearing the Court's denial of certiorari, and for suspension of the order denying cert.
1-11


Morse v. Frederick 551 U.S. 393 (2007)

First Amendment  • free speech  • student rights Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas Alito
Roberts wrote for a 5-4 majority in holding that a public school principal may, consistent with the First Amendment, restrict student speech at a school event when that speech is reasonably viewed as promoting illegal drug use.
1-12


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

Campaign finance reform Alito; Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas (in part)
1-13


Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle Sch. Dist. No. 1 551 U.S. 701 (2007)

Scalia, Thomas, Alito; Kennedy (in part)

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