2007 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 2007 term of the Supreme Court of the United States, which began on October 1, 2007 and concluded September 30, 2008. This was the fourteenth term of Breyer’s tenure on the Court. Stephen Breyer, SCOTUS photo portrait.jpg
Stephen Breyer 2007 term statistics
8
Majority or Plurality
2
Concurrence
0
Other
13
Dissent
1
Concurrence/dissent Total = 24
Bench opinions = 23 Opinions relating to orders = 1 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous decisions: 0 Most joined by: Stevens (10) Least joined by: Scalia (2)
Case Issue Joined by


John R. Sand & Gravel Co. v. United States
552 U.S. 130 (2008)
Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Alito


Ali v. Federal Bureau of Prisons
552 U.S. 214 (2008)
Stevens


Rowe v. New Hampshire Motor Transp. Assn.
552 U.S. 364 (2008)
Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Alito; Scalia (in part)


Medellin v. Texas
552 U.S. 491 (2008)
Souter, Ginsburg


Hall Street Associates, L. L. C. v. Mattel, Inc.
552 U.S. 576 (2008)
Federal Arbitration Act


Smith v. Arizona
552 U.S. 985 (2007)
Breyer dissented from the denial of certiorari.


Baze v. Rees
553 U.S. 35 (2008)
Eighth Amendment: death penalty: lethal injection


Begay v. United States
553 U.S. 137 (2008)
Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Ginsburg


Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd.
553 U.S. 181 (2008)


United States v. Ressam
553 U.S. 272 (2008)


CBOCS West, Inc. v. Humphries
553 U.S. 442 (2008)
Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Alito


United States v. Santos
553 U.S. 507 (2008)


Irizarry v. United States
553 U.S. 708 (2008)
Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg


Florida Dept. of Revenue v. Piccadilly Cafeterias, Inc.
554 U.S. 33 (2008)
Stevens


Chamber of Commerce of United States v. Brown
554 U.S. 60 (2008)
Ginsburg


Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Glenn
554 U.S. 105 (2008)
Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, Alito; Roberts (in part)


Kentucky Retirement Systems v. EEOC
554 U.S. 135 (2008)
Roberts, Stevens, Souter, Thomas


Indiana v. Edwards
554 U.S. 164 (2008)
Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Alito


Greenlaw v. United States
554 U.S. 237 (2008)


Sprint Communications Co. v. APCC Services, Inc.
554 U.S. 269 (2008)
Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg


Giles v. California
554 U.S. 353 (2008)


Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker
554 U.S. 471 (2008)
Maritime law: punitive damages


District of Columbia v. Heller
554 U.S. 570 (2008)
Second Amendment: handgun prohibition Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg


Medellín v. Texas
554 U.S. 759 (2008)
Death penalty
Breyer dissented from the Court's per curiam denial of an application for a stay of execution of sentence of death and a petition for a writ of habeas corpus.

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