2006 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Stephen Breyer

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The table below lists all opinions filed by Associate Justice Stephen Breyer 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 thirteenth term of Breyer’s tenure on the Court. Stephen Breyer, SCOTUS photo portrait.jpg
Stephen Breyer 2006 term statistics
8
Majority or Plurality
2
Concurrence
0
Other
7
Dissent
3
Concurrence/dissent Total = 20
Bench opinions = 19 Opinions relating to orders = 1 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous decisions: 2 Most joined by: Ginsburg (11) Least joined by: Thomas (4)
Case Issue Joined by


Gonzales v. Duenas-Alvarez
549 U.S. 183 (2007)
Deportation Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Ginsburg, Alito; Stevens (in part)
Breyer wrote for the Court in ruling that aiding and abetting theft qualified as a deportable theft offense. Stevens filed a separate opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part.


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


Philip Morris USA v. Williams
549 U.S. 346 (2007)
Roberts, Kennedy, Souter, Alito


Wallace v. Kato
549 U.S. 384 (2007)
Ginsburg


Global Crossing Telecomm., Inc. v. Metrophones Telecomm., Inc.
550 U.S. 45 (2007)
Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Alito


Zuni Public School District No 89 v. Dept. of Education
550 U.S. 81 (2007)
Stevens, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Alito


Scott v. Harris
550 U.S. 372 (2007)


Boumediene v. Bush
550 U.S. 1301 (2007)
Souter; Ginsburg (in part)
Breyer dissented from the Court's denial of certiorari.


Uttecht v. Brown
551 U.S. 1 (2007)
Souter


Fry v. Pliler
551 U.S. 112 (2007)


Watson v. Philip Morris Cos.
551 U.S. 142 (2007)
Unanimous


Long Island Care at Home, Ltd. v. Coke
551 U.S. 158 (2007)
Unanimous


Davenport v. Washington Ed. Assn.
551 U.S. 177 (2007)
Roberts, Alito


Powerex Corp. v. Reliant Energy Services, Inc.
551 U.S. 224 (2007)
Stevens


Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC v. Billing
551 U.S. 264 (2007)
Roberts, Scalia, Souter, Ginsburg, Alito


Rita v. United States
551 U.S. 338 (2007)
Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Alito; Scalia (in part)


Morse v. Frederick
551 U.S. 393 (2007)
Free speech; student rights


National Assn. of Home Builders v. Defenders of Wildlife
551 U.S. 644 (2007)


Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1
551 U.S. 701 (2007)
Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg


Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc.
551 U.S. 877 (2007)
Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg

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