2009 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 2009 term of the Supreme Court of the United States, which began October 5, 2009 and concluded October 3, 2010. This was the nineteenth term of Thomas' tenure on the Court. Clarence Thomas official SCOTUS portrait.jpg
Clarence Thomas 2009 term statistics
8
Majority or Plurality
14
Concurrence
0
Other
5
Dissent
1
Concurrence/dissent Total = 28
Bench opinions = 26 Opinions relating to orders = 2 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous decisions: 2 Most joined by: Scalia (15) Least joined by: Ginsburg, Breyer (5)
Case Issue Joined by


Johnson v. Bredesen
558 U.S. ___ (2009)
Eighth Amendment: death penalty
Thomas concurred in the Court's denial of certiorari.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. v. Carpenter
558 U.S. ___ (2009)


McDaniel v. Brown
558 U.S. ___ (2010)
Scalia


Presley v. Georgia
558 U.S. ___ (2010)
Scalia


Citizens United v. Federal Election Comm'n
558 U.S. ___ (2010)
First Amendment: free speech: campaign finance restrictions


Noriega v. Pastrana
559 U.S. ___ (2010)
Scalia
Thomas dissented from the Court's denial of certiorari in a proceeding brought by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to challenge his extradition to France upon his release from federal prison.


Wilkins v. Gaddy
559 U.S. ___ (2010)
Scalia


Maryland v. Shatzer
559 U.S. ___ (2010)


Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick
559 U.S. ___ (2010)
Copyright Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Alito


Bloate v. United States
559 U.S. ___ (2010)
Roberts, Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Sotomayor


Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P. A. v. United States
559 U.S. ___ (2010)


United States Aid Funds, Inc. v. Espinosa
559 U.S. ___ (2010)
Unanimous


Berghuis v. Smith
559 U.S. ___ (2010)


Jones v. Harris Associates
559 U.S. ___ (2010)


Perdue v. Kenny A.
559 U.S. ___ (2010)


Graham v. Florida
560 U.S. ___ (2010)
Scalia; Alito (in part)


United States v. Comstock
560 U.S. ___ (2010)
Scalia (in part)


United States v. O'Brien
560 U.S. ___ (2010)


Hardt v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co.
560 U.S. ___ (2010)
Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor; Stevens (in part)


Samantar v. Yousuf
560 U.S. ___ (2010)


Levin v. Commerce Energy, Inc.
560 U.S. ___ (2010)
Scalia


Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder
560 U.S. ___ (2010)


Astrue v. Ratliff
560 U.S. ___ (2010)
Unanimous


Schwab v. Reilly
560 U.S. ___ (2010)
Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Alito, Sotomayor


Doe v. Reed
561 U.S. ___ (2010)


Granite Rock Co. v. Teamsters
561 U.S. ___ (2010)
Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito; Stevens, Sotomayor (in part)


Magwood v. Patterson
561 U.S. ___ (2010)
Scalia; Stevens, Breyer, Sotomayor (in part)


McDonald v. Chicago
561 U.S. ___ (2010)

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