2012 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 2012 term of the Supreme Court of the United States, which began October 1, 2012 and concluded October 6, 2013. This was the eighth term of Alito's tenure on the Court. Justice Alito official.jpg
Samuel Alito 2012 term statistics
8
Majority or Plurality
7
Concurrence
0
Other
9
Dissent
0
Concurrence/dissent Total = 24
Bench opinions = 23 Opinions relating to orders = 1 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous opinions: 1 Most joined by: Kennedy (11) Least joined by: Ginsburg, Kagan (2)
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
1-01


Johnson v. Williams 568 U.S. ___ (2013)

Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996  • habeas corpus  • presumption of adjudication on the merits Roberts, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan
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4-02


Evans v. Michigan 568 U.S. ___ (2013)

Fifth Amendment  • Double Jeopardy Clause  • legal error in court-directed acquittal
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Sotomayor
1-03


Clapper v. Amnesty International USA 568 U.S. ___ (2013)

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act  • Article III  • standing Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas
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Breyer
2-04


Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds 568 U.S. ___ (2013)

securities fraud  • Securities Exchange Act of 1934 §10(b)  • SEC Rule 10b-5  • fraud-on-the-market theory  • materiality  • class certification
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Ginsburg
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Thomas
4-05


Florida v. Jardines 569 U.S. ___ (2013)

Fourth Amendment  • detection dogs  • curtilage Roberts, Kennedy, Breyer
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Scalia
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Kagan
2-06


Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. 569 U.S. ___ (2013)

Alien Tort Statute  • extraterritoriality Thomas
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Roberts
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Kennedy
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Breyer
4-07


Moncrieffe v. Holder 569 U.S. ___ (2013)

Immigration and Nationality Act  • ineligibility for discretionary relief due to aggravated felony
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Sotomayor
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Thomas
1-08


McBurney v. Young 569 U.S. ___ (2013)

Virginia Freedom of Information Act  • Privileges and Immunities Clause  • Dormant Commerce Clause Unanimous
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Thomas
2-09


Boyer v. Louisiana 569 U.S. ___ (2013)

Speedy Trial Clause  • indigent right to counsel Scalia, Thomas
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Sotomayor
Alito concurred in the Court's dismissal of certiorari as improvidently granted.
2-10


Hillman v. Maretta 569 U.S. ___ (2013)

Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Act  • designation of beneficiary  • federal preemption
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Sotomayor
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Thomas
4-11


Peugh v. United States 569 U.S. ___ (2013)

Federal Sentencing Guidelines  • Ex Post Facto Clause Scalia
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Sotomayor
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Thomas
2-12


Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter 569 U.S. ___ (2013)

Federal Arbitration Act  • class arbitration Thomas
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Kagan
4-13


Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Ariz., Inc. 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

National Voter Registration Act of 1993  • Elections Clause  • Arizona Proposition 200 (2004)
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Scalia
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Kennedy
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Thomas
4-14


Alleyne v. United States 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Sixth Amendment  • right to a jury trial  • mandatory minimum sentencing  • judicial factfinding
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Thomas
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Breyer
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Sotomayor
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Roberts
1-15


Salinas v. Texas 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Fifth Amendment  • self-incrimination Roberts, Kennedy
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Thomas
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Breyer
4-16


Descamps v. United States 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Armed Career Criminal Act
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Kagan
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Kennedy
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Thomas
2-17


United States v. Kebodeaux 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act  • Necessary and Proper Clause
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Breyer
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Roberts
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Scalia
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Thomas
1-18


Vance v. Ball State Univ. 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Title VII  • vicarious liability of supervisors Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas
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Thomas
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Ginsburg
1-19


Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act  • federal preemption  • product liability Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas
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Breyer
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Sotomayor
1-20


Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management Dist. 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Fifth Amendment  • Takings Clause  • unconstitutional conditions doctrine Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas
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Kagan
1-21


Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Indian Child Welfare Act  • termination of parental rights Roberts, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer
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Thomas
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Breyer
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Scalia
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Sotomayor
2-22


Sekhar v. United States 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Hobbs Act  • definition of extortion Kennedy, Sotomayor
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Scalia
4-23


United States v. Windsor 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Fifth Amendment  • equal protection  • Defense of Marriage Act  • same-sex marriage Thomas (in part)
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Kennedy
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Roberts
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Scalia
4-24


Marrero v. United States 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

Armed Career Criminal Act Kennedy
Alito dissented from the Court's decision to vacate and remand for reconsideration in light of Descamps v. United States, 570 U.S. ___ (2013).

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