2013 term opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States

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The 2013 term of the Supreme Court of the United States began October 7, 2013 and will conclude October 5, 2014. The table illustrates which opinion was filed by each justice in each case and which justices joined each opinion.

Table key[edit]


Delivered the Court's opinion

Joined the Court's opinion

Filed a concurrence

Joined a concurrence

Filed a dissent

Joined a dissent

Filed a concurrence/dissent

Joined a concurrence/dissent

Did not participate in the decision
  • Decisions that do not note an argument date were decided without oral argument. Decisions that do not note a Justice delivering the Court's opinion are per curiam.
  • Multiple concurrences and dissents within a case are numbered, with joining votes numbered accordingly. Justices frequently join multiple opinions in a single case; each vote is subdivided accordingly.
  • An asterisk ( * ) in the Court's opinion denotes that it was only a majority in part or a plurality. An asterisk in a joining vote denotes that the justice joined it only in part.
  • A dash ( - ) denotes that the Justice concurred or dissented without filing a separate opinion.

2013 term opinions[edit]


Case name and citation Argued Decided Roberts Scalia Kennedy Thomas Ginsburg Breyer Alito Sotomayor Kagan
1

Madigan v. Levin,[1] 571 U.S. ___ October 7, 2013 October 15, 2013
2

Stanton v. Sims, 571 U.S. ___ November 4, 2013
3

Burt v. Titlow, 571 U.S. ___ October 8, 2013 November 5, 2013 1


2
4

Ford Motor Co. v. United States, 571 U.S. ___ December 2, 2013
5

United States v. Woods, 571 U.S. ___ October 9, 2013 December 3, 2013
6

Atlantic Marine Constr. Co. v. U.S. Dist. Ct. for Western Dist. of Tex., 571 U.S. ___ October 9, 2013 December 3, 2013
7

Sprint Communications, Inc. v. Jacobs, 571 U.S. ___ November 5, 2013 December 10, 2013
8

Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall,[2] 571 U.S. ___ November 13, 2013 December 10, 2013
9

Kansas v. Cheever, 571 U.S. ___ October 16, 2013 December 11, 2013
10

Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co., 571 U.S. ___ October 15, 2013 December 16, 2013
11

Daimler AG v. Bauman, 571 U.S. ___ October 15, 2013 January 14, 2014
12

Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., 571 U.S. ___ November 6, 2013 January 14, 2014
13

Ray Haluch Gravel Co. v. Central Pension Fund, 571 U.S. ___ December 9, 2013 January 15, 2014
14

Medtronic, Inc. v. Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC, 571 U.S. ___ November 5, 2013 January 22, 2014
15

Burrage v. United States, 571 U.S. ___ November 12, 2013 January 27, 2014 *
16

Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp., 571 U.S. ___ November 4, 2013 January 27, 2014 *
17

Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper, 571 U.S. ___ December 9, 2013 January 27, 2014
*

*

*

18

Hinton v. Alabama, 571 U.S. ___ February 24, 2014
19

Walden v. Fiore, 571 U.S. ___ November 4, 2013 February 25, 2014
20

Fernandez v. California, 571 U.S. ___ November 13, 2013 February 25, 2014


1


2
21

Kaley v. United States, 571 U.S. ___ October 16, 2013 February 25, 2014
22

United States v. Apel, 571 U.S. ___ December 4, 2013 February 26, 2014


1


2


1
23

Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice, 571 U.S. ___ October 7, 2013 February 26, 2014


24

Law v. Siegel, 571 U.S. ___ January 13, 2014 March 4, 2014
25

Lawson v. FMR LLC, 571 U.S. ___ November 12, 2013 March 4, 2014
*

*

26

Lozano v. Montoya Alvarez, 572 U.S. ___ December 11, 2013 March 5, 2014






27

BG Group plc v. Republic of Argentina, 572 U.S. ___ December 2, 2013 March 5, 2014
*

28

Rosemond v. United States, 572 U.S. ___ November 12, 2013 March 5, 2014 *
29

Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States, 572 U.S. ___ January 14, 2014 March 10, 2014
30

Lexmark Int'l, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., 572 U.S. ___ December 3, 2013 March 25, 2014
31

United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., 572 U.S. ___ January 14, 2014 March 25, 2014
32

United States v. Castleman, 572 U.S. ___ January 15, 2014 March 26, 2014 1 2 2
33

McCutcheon v. Federal Election Comm'n, 572 U.S. ___ October 8, 2013 April 2, 2014 *
34

Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg, 572 U.S. ___ December 3, 2013 April 2, 2014
35

Schuette v. BAMN, 572 U.S. ___ October 15, 2013 April 22, 2014


1
2 * 2 3
36

Prado Navarette v. California, 572 U.S. ___ January 21, 2014 April 22, 2014
37

White v. Woodall, 572 U.S. ___ December 11, 2013 April 23, 2014
38

Paroline v. United States, 572 U.S. ___ January 22, 2014 April 23, 2014 1 1 1 2
39

EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L. P., 572 U.S. ___ December 10, 2013 April 29, 2014
40

Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., 572 U.S. ___ February 26, 2014 April 29, 2014 *
41

Highmark Inc. v. Allcare Health Management System, Inc., 572 U.S. ___ February 26, 2014 April 29, 2014
42

Town of Greece v. Galloway, 572 U.S. ___ November 6, 2013 May 5, 2014
*

1*

2
*
*

1
2
1

2


2
2 2
43

Robers v. United States, 572 U.S. ___ February 25, 2014 May 5, 2014




44

Tolan v. Cotton, 572 U.S. ___ May 5, 2014
45

Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., 572 U.S. ___ January 21, 2014 May 19, 2014
46

Hall v. Florida, 572 U.S. ___ March 3, 2014 May 27, 2014
47

Wood v. Moss, 572 U.S. ___ March 26, 2014 May 27, 2014
48

Plumhoff v. Rickard, 572 U.S. ___ March 4, 2014 May 27, 2014 * *
49

Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, 572 U.S. ___ December 2, 2013 May 27, 2014
1

2
2
2

3
2


50

Martinez v. Illinois, 572 U.S. ___ May 27, 2014
51

Bond v. United States, 572 U.S. ___ November 5, 2013 June 2, 2014
1

2
1

2
1*

2*

3
52

Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc., 572 U.S. ___ April 28, 2014 June 2, 2014
53

Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc., 572 U.S. ___ April 30, 2014 June 2, 2014
54

CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, 573 U.S. ___ April 23, 2014 June 9, 2014
*

*

*
*

*

55

Executive Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison, 573 U.S. ___ January 14, 2014 June 9, 2014
56

Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio, 573 U.S. ___ December 10, 2013 June 9, 2014 2* 2 1 2 *
57

POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., 573 U.S. ___ April 21, 2014 June 12, 2014
58

Clark v. Rameker, 573 U.S. ___ March 24, 2014 June 12, 2014
59

Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd., 573 U.S. ___ April 21, 2014 June 16, 2014
60

Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus, 573 U.S. ___ April 22, 2014 June 16, 2014
61

Abramski v. United States, 573 U.S. ___ January 22, 2014 June 16, 2014
62

Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int'l, 573 U.S. ___ March 31, 2014 June 19, 2014






63

Lane v. Franks, 573 U.S. ___ April 28, 2014 June 19, 2014






64

United States v. Clarke, 573 U.S. ___ April 23, 2014 June 19, 2014
65

Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., 573 U.S. ___ March 5, 2014 June 23, 2014 1 1


2


2
1


2
66

Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, 573 U.S. ___ February 24, 2014 June 23, 2014 *
*

2
*

1
*

1
*

2
*

1
*

1
67

Loughrin v. United States, 573 U.S. ___ April 1, 2014 June 23, 2014
*

1
*

1
2
68

Riley v. California, 573 U.S. ___ April 29, 2014 June 25, 2014
69

Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, 573 U.S. ___ April 2, 2014 June 25, 2014
70

American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo, Inc., 573 U.S. ___ April 22, 2014 June 25, 2014
71

McCullen v. Coakley, 573 U.S. ___ January 15, 2014 June 26, 2014 1 1 1 2
72

NLRB v. Noel Canning, 573 U.S. ___ January 13, 2014 June 26, 2014
73

Harris v. Quinn, 573 U.S. ___ January 21, 2014 June 30, 2014
74

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., 573 U.S. ___ March 25, 2014 June 30, 2014


1
1*

2
1
1*

2
75

Williams v. Johnson, 573 U.S. ___ July 1, 2014
# Case name and citation Argued Decided Roberts Scalia Kennedy Thomas Ginsburg Breyer Alito Sotomayor Kagan

2013 term membership and statistics[edit]

This is the ninth term of Chief Justice Roberts's tenure and the fourth term with the current membership.

Justice Appointed by Date confirmed  % in majority Opinions filed
Chief Justice John Roberts George W. Bush September 29, 2005 92.0%
7

2

0

3

Total=12
Associate Justice Antonin Scalia Ronald Reagan September 26, 1986 89.3%
8

9

1

5

Total=23
Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy February 18, 1988 94.7%
8

1

0

1

Total=10
Associate Justice Clarence Thomas George H. W. Bush October 23, 1991 86.7%
7

7

0

1

Total=15
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Bill Clinton August 10, 1993 84.0%
7

4

0

5

Total=16
Associate Justice Stephen Breyer August 3, 1994 85.1%
7

1

1

6

Total=15
Associate Justice Samuel Alito George W. Bush January 31, 2006 87.8%
8

9

2

2

Total=21
Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor Barack Obama August 6, 2009 79.7%
8

6

0

5

Total=19
Associate Justice Elena Kagan August 7, 2010 87.7%
7

0

0

3

Total=10
Notes on statistics:
  • A justice is only included in the majority if they joined or concurred in full in the Court's judgment.
  • Percentages are based only on the cases in which a justice participated and are rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one percentage point.
  • The opinion counts only include the bench opinions listed above; opinions relating to orders and in-chambers opinions are not included.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In Madigan v. Levin, 571 U.S. ___ (2013), the Court dismissed certiorari as improvidently granted.
  2. ^ In Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall, 571 U.S. ___ (2013), the Court dismissed certiorari as improvidently granted.

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