2011 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Anthony Kennedy

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The 2011 term of the Supreme Court of the United States began October 3, 2011 and concluded September 30, 2012. This was the twenty-fifth term of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy's tenure on the Court. Anthony Kennedy (2009, cropped).jpg
Anthony Kennedy 2011 term statistics
9
Majority or Plurality
0
Concurrence
0
Other
2
Dissent
0
Concurrence/dissent Total = 11
Bench opinions = 11 Opinions relating to orders = 0 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous opinions: 1 Most joined by: Roberts, Ginsburg, Sotomayor (7) Least joined by: Scalia (3)
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
1-01



PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana 565 U.S. ___ (2012)

title to riverbeds under hydroelectric dams  • equal footing doctrine  • public trust doctrine Unanimous
1-02



Martinez v. Ryan 566 U.S. ___ (2012)

Sixth Amendment  • ineffective assistance of counsel  • habeas corpus  • procedural default of claim required to be raised in state collateral review Roberts, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor, Kagan
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Scalia
1-03



Coleman v. Court of Appeals of Md. 566 U.S. ___ (2012)

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993  • self-care provision  • Fourteenth Amendment  • abrogation of state sovereign immunity Roberts, Thomas, Alito
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Scalia
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Thomas
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Ginsburg
1-04



Missouri v. Frye 566 U.S. ___ (2012)

Sixth Amendment  • ineffective assistance of counsel  • failure to inform defendant of plea bargain offer Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan
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Scalia
1-05



Lafler v. Cooper 566 U.S. ___ (2012)

ineffective assistance of counsel  • rejection of plea bargain as prejudice Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan
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Scalia
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Alito
1-06



Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of County of Burlington 566 U.S. ___ (2012)

Fourth Amendment  • strip searches in jail of arrestees of minor offenses Roberts, Scalia, Alito; Thomas (in part)
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Roberts
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Alito
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Breyer
4-07



United States v. Home Concrete & Supply, LLC 566 U.S. ___ (2012)

Internal Revenue Code of 1954  • overstatement of basis in property  • statute of limitations for tax deficiency Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Kagan
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Breyer
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Scalia
1-08



FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc. 567 U.S. ___ (2012)

FCC regulation of indecent broadcasting content  • fleeting expletives or nudity  • Due Process Clause  • void for vagueness doctrine Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Breyer, Alito, Kagan
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Ginsburg
1-09



Arizona v. United States 567 U.S. ___ (2012)

immigration  • federal preemption  • Arizona SB 1070 Roberts, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor
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Scalia
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Thomas
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Alito
4-10



National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius 567 U.S. ___ (2012)

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act  • individual mandate  • Anti-Injunction Act  • Commerce Clause  • Necessary and Proper Clause  • Medicaid expansion  • coercive conditions on federal spending
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Ginsburg
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Thomas
Signed jointly with Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito.
1-11



United States v. Alvarez 567 U.S. ___ (2012)

Stolen Valor Act of 2005  • First Amendment  • freedom of speech  • protection of false statements Roberts, Ginsburg, Sotomayor
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Breyer
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Alito

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