2013 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 2013 term of the Supreme Court of the United States, which began October 7, 2013 and will conclude October 5, 2014. This is the ninth term of Alito's tenure on the Court. Justice Alito official.jpg
Samuel Alito 2013 term statistics (in progress)
8
Majority or Plurality
9
Concurrence
2
Other
5
Dissent
2
Concurrence/dissent Total = 26
Bench opinions = 21 Opinions relating to orders = 5 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous opinions: 3 Most joined by: - Least joined by: -
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
1-01


Burt v. Titlow 571 U.S. ___ (2013)

Sixth Amendment  • ineffective assistance of counsel Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan
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Ginsburg
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Sotomayor
4-02


Unger v. Young 571 U.S. ___ (2013)

independent source for in-court witness identification  • Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 Scalia
Alito dissented from the Court's denial of certiorari.
4-03


Rapelje v. McClellan 571 U.S. ___ (2013)

habeas corpus  • presumption that state court summary disposition was on the merits Scalia
Alito dissented from the Court's denial of certiorari.
5-04


Martin v. Blessing 571 U.S. ___ (2013)

adequacy of counsel in class actions  • Article III  • standing
Alito filed a statement respecting the Court's denial of certiorari.
1-05


Atlantic Marine Constr. Co. v. United States Dist. Court for Western Dist. of Tex. 571 U.S. ___ (2013)

forum selection clause  • change of venue Unanimous
1-06


Fernandez v. California 571 U.S. ___ (2014)

Fourth Amendment  • warrantless searches  • consent of co-occupant to search Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer
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Scalia
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Thomas
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Ginsburg
2-07


United States v. Apel 571 U.S. ___ (2014)

review of issue not addressed by lower court
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Roberts
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Ginsburg
2-08


Lozano v. Montoya Alvarez 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction  • equitable tolling Breyer, Sotomayor
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Thomas
3-09


Rosemond v. United States 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

aiding and abetting use of gun in drug trafficking crime  • advance knowledge of confederate's use of gun Thomas
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Kagan
2-10


United States v. Castleman 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

possession of firearms by those convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence Thomas
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Sotomayor
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Scalia
1-11


Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Airline Deregulation Act of 1978  • federal preemption  • implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing Unanimous
2-12


Town of Greece v. Galloway 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

First Amendment  • Establishment Clause  • legislative prayer Scalia
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Kennedy
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Thomas
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Breyer
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Kagan
2-13


Tolan v. Cotton 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

summary judgment Scalia
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per curiam
4-14


Beard v. Aguilar 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Scalia
Alito dissented from the Court's denial of certiorari.
4-15


Hall v. Florida 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Eighth Amendment  • capital punishment  • execution of the mentally disabled Roberts, Scalia, Thomas
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Kennedy
1-16


Plumhoff v. Rickard 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Fourth Amendment  • excessive force  • car chase  • qualified immunity  • appellate jurisdiction over final decisions Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Sotomayor, Kagan; Ginsburg, Breyer, (in part)
2-17


Bond v. United States 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act of 1998
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Roberts
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Scalia
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Thomas
1-18


Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc. 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

patent law  • inducement of infringement Unanimous
4-19


Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

Immigration and Nationality Act  • priority date for visa eligibility  • Child Status Protection Act
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Kagan
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Roberts
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Sotomayor
3-20


Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

Clean Air Act  • regulation of greenhouse gases  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration permits for stationary pollution emitters Thomas
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Scalia
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Breyer
2-21


Loughrin v. United States 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

federal bank fraud  • intent to defraud a financial institution
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Kagan
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Scalia
2-22


Riley v. California 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

Fourth Amendment  • warrantless search of cell phone data incident to arrest
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Roberts
2-23


McCullen v. Coakley 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

buffer zone around abortion clinics  • First Amendment  • free speech  • public forum doctrine  • content neutrality
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Roberts
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Scalia
1-24


Harris v. Quinn 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

imposition of labor union fees on non-member public employees  • First Amendment  • speech by government employees Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas
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Kagan
1-25


Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

Religious Freedom Restoration Act  • Affordable Care Act  • contraceptive mandate  • religious-based objection by for-profit corporation Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas
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Kennedy
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Ginsburg
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Breyer and Kagan
5-26


Mount Soledad Memorial Assn. v. Trunk 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

Alito filed a statement respecting the Court's denial of certiorari.

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