2008 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Samuel Alito

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The table below lists all opinions filed by Associate Justice Samuel Alito 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 fourth term of Alito's tenure on the Court. Justice Alito official.jpg
Samuel Alito 2008 term statistics
7
Majority or Plurality
8
Concurrence
0
Other
8
Dissent
1
Concurrence/dissent Total = 24
Bench opinions = 22 Opinions relating to orders = 2 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous decisions: 4 Most joined by: Thomas (14) Least joined by: Stevens, Souter (5)
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
2-01


Chambers v. United States 555 U.S. ___ (2009)

Armed Career Criminal Act  • definition of "violent felony" Thomas
2-02


Locke v. Karass 555 U.S. ___ (2009)

Lawful scope of non-union "service fees" Roberts, Scalia
1-03


Pearson v. Callahan 555 U.S. ___ (2009)

Unanimous
1-04


Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Comm. 555 U.S. ___ (2009)

Unanimous
2-05


Crawford v. Nashville 555 U.S. ___ (2009)

Thomas
1-06


Pleasant Grove City v. Summum 555 U.S. ___ (2009)

First Amendment  • public forums  • government speech Roberts, Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer
4-07


Wyeth v. Levine 555 U.S. ___ (2009)

Roberts, Scalia
1-08


Kansas v. Colorado 556 U.S. ___ (2009)

Unanimous
1-09


Hawaii v. Office of Hawaiian Affairs 556 U.S. ___ (2009)

Unanimous
4-10


Corley v. United States 556 U.S. ___ (2009)

Roberts, Scalia, Thomas
4-11


Arizona v. Gant 556 U.S. ___ (2009)

Roberts, Kennedy; Breyer (in part)
4-12


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

Thomas
3-13


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

2-14


Flores-Figueroa v. United States 556 U.S. ___ (2009)

2-15


Montejo v. Louisiana 556 U.S. ___ (2009)

Kennedy
4-16


Megginson v. United States 556 U.S. ___ (2009)

Alito dissented from the Court's summary vacatur and remand.
4-17


Grooms v. United States 556 U.S. ___ (2009)

Alito dissented from the Court's summary vacatur and remand.
1-18


Boyle v. United States 556 U.S. ___ (2009)

Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Ginsburg
2-19


Polar Tankers, Inc. v. City of Valdez 557 U.S. ___ (2009)

2-20


District Attorney's Office for Third Judicial Dist. v. Osborne 557 U.S. ___ (2009)

Kennedy; Thomas (in part)
4-21


Yeager v. United States 557 U.S. ___ (2009)

Scalia, Thomas
4-22


Atlantic Sounding Co. v. Townsend 557 U.S. ___ (2009)

Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy
1-23


Horne v. Flores 557 U.S. ___ (2009)

Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas
2-24


Ricci v. DeStefano 557 U.S. ___ (2009)

Scalia, Thomas

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