2008 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Clarence Thomas

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The table below lists all opinions filed by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas during the 2008 term of the Supreme Court of the United States, which began on October 6, 2008 and concluded October 4, 2009. This was the eighteenth term of Thomas' tenure on the Court. Clarence Thomas official SCOTUS portrait.jpg
Clarence Thomas 2008 term statistics
9
Majority or Plurality
6
Concurrence
0
Other
4
Dissent
3
Concurrence/dissent Total = 22
Bench opinions = 20 Opinions relating to orders = 2 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous decisions: 3 Most joined by: Scalia (12) Least joined by: Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg (5)
Case Issue Joined by


Altria Group, Inc. v. Good
555 U.S. ___ (2008)
Preemption of state law Roberts, Scalia, Alito


Jimenez v. Quarterman
555 U.S. ___ (2009)
Habeas rights Unanimous


Waddington v. Sarausad
555 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Breyer, Alito


Carcieri v. Salazar
555 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Alito


Walker v. Georgia
555 U.S. ___ (2008)
Death penalty
Thomas concurred in the Court's denial of certiorari.


Negusie v. Holder
556 U.S. ___ (2009)


Wyeth v. Levine
556 U.S. ___ (2009)


Bartlett v. Strickland
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Scalia


Knowles v. Mirzayance
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Breyer, Alito; Scalia, Souter, Ginsburg (in part)


Harbison v. Bell
556 U.S. ___ (2009)


14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Alito


Thompson v. McNeil
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Thomas concurred in the Court's denial of certiorari.


Cone v. Bell
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Scalia


Carlsbad Technology, Inc. v. HIF Bio, Inc.
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Unanimous


Haywood v. Drown
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Scalia, Alito


United States ex rel. Eisenstein v. City of New York
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Unanimous


Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc.
557 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Alito


Northwest Austin Municipal Util. Dist. No. One v. Holder
557 U.S. ___ (2009)


Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts
557 U.S. ___ (2009)


Safford Unified School Dist. #1 v. Redding
557 U.S. ___ (2009)


Atlantic Sounding Co. v. Townsend
557 U.S. ___ (2009)
Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer


Cuomo v. Clearing House Assn., L. L. C.
557 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Kennedy, Alito


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