2003 term United States Supreme Court opinions of John Paul Stevens

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The 2003 term of the Supreme Court of the United States began October 6, 2003 and concluded October 3, 2004. This was the twenty-ninth term of Associate Justice John Paul Stevens's tenure on the Court. John Paul Stevens, SCOTUS photo portrait.jpg
John Paul Stevens 2003 term statistics
8
Majority or Plurality
10
Concurrence
2
Other
12
Dissent
1
Concurrence/dissent Total = 33
Bench opinions = 29 Opinions relating to orders = 4 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous opinions: 1 Most joined by: Souter (18) Least joined by: Rehnquist (1)
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
4-01



Virginia v. Maryland 540 U.S. 56 (2003)

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Rehnquist
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1-02



McConnell v. Federal Election Commission 540 U.S. 93 (2003)

Campaign finance reform O'Connor, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
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Rehnquist
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Breyer
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Kennedy
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Thomas
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Rehnquist
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Stevens co-authored one of three partial opinions for the Court.
4-03



McConnell v. Federal Election Commission 540 U.S. 93 (2003)

Campaign finance reform Ginsburg, Breyer
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Stevens and O'Connor
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Rehnquist
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Breyer
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Kennedy
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Thomas
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Rehnquist
2-04



Verizon Comm., Inc. v. Law Offices of Curtis V. Trinko, LLP 540 U.S. 398 (2004)

Souter, Thomas
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Scalia
3-05



Illinois v. Lidster 540 U.S. 419 (2004)

Souter, Ginsburg
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Breyer
2-06



Lamie v. United States Trustee 540 U.S. 526 (2004)

Souter, Breyer
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Kennedy
2-07



Illinois v. Fisher 540 U.S. 544 (2004)

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per curiam
1-08



Groh v. Ramirez 540 U.S. 551 (2004)

O'Connor, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
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Kennedy
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Thomas
5-09



Torres v. Mullin 540 U.S. 1035 (2004)

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations
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Breyer
Stevens filed an opinion respecting the Court's denial of certiorari.
4-10



Zimmerman v. Johnson 540 U.S. 1087 (2004)

Death penalty Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
Stevens dissented from the Court's denial of a stay of execution, and vacation of a temporary stay entered by Scalia.
4-11



Baldwin v. Reese 541 U.S. 27 (2004)

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Breyer
4-12



Nixon v. Missouri Municipal League 541 U.S. 125 (2004)

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Souter
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Scalia
4-13



BedRoc Ltd., LLC v. United States 541 U.S. 176 (2004)

Souter, Ginsburg
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Rehnquist
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Thomas
2-14



United States v. Lara 541 U.S. 193 (2004)

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Breyer
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Kennedy
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Thomas
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Souter
4-15



Vieth v. Jubelirer 541 U.S. 267 (2004)

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Scalia
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Kennedy
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Souter
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Breyer
1-16



Jones v. R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. 541 U.S. 369 (2004)

Unanimous
4-17



Dretke v. Haley 541 U.S. 386 (2004)

Kennedy, Souter
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O'Connor
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Kennedy
1-18



Till v. SCS Credit Corp. 541 U.S. 465 (2004)

Bankruptcy Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
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Thomas
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Scalia
1-19



Tennessee v. Lane 541 U.S. 509 (2004)

Americans with Disabilities Act; state sovereign immunity O'Connor, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
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Souter
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Ginsburg
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Rehnquist
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Scalia
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Thomas
4-20



Thornton v. United States 541 U.S. 615 (2004)

Souter
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Rehnquist
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O'Connor
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Scalia
1-21



Republic of Austria v. Altmann 541 U.S. 677 (2004)

Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act O'Connor, Scalia, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
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Scalia
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Breyer
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Kennedy
2-22



City of Littleton v. Z. J. Gifts D-4, L.L.C. 541 U.S. 774 (2004)

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Breyer
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Scalia
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Souter
5-23



Bunting v. Mellen 541 U.S. 1019 (2004)

Ginsburg, Breyer
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Scalia
Stevens filed an opinion respecting the Court's denial of certiorari.
1-24



Elk Grove Unified Sch. Dist. v. Newdow 542 U.S. 1 (2004)

Standing Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
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Rehnquist
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O'Connor
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Thomas
2-25



Hibbs v. Winn 542 U.S. 88 (2004)

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Ginsburg
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Kennedy
4-26



Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial District Court of Nevada 542 U.S. 177 (2004)

Rights of the accused
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Kennedy
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Breyer
2-27



Pliler v. Ford 542 U.S. 225 (2004)

Souter
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Thomas
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O'Connor
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Ginsburg
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Breyer
2-28



Cheney v. United States District Court 542 U.S. 367 (2004)

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Kennedy
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Thomas
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Ginsburg
4-29



Beard v. Banks 542 U.S. 406 (2004)

Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
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Thomas
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Souter
4-30



Rumsfeld v. Padilla 542 U.S. 426 (2004)

Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
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Rehnquist
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Kennedy
1-31



Rasul v. Bush 542 U.S. 466 (2004)

O'Connor, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer
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Kennedy
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Scalia
2-32



Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union 542 U.S. 656 (2004)

Ginsburg
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Kennedy
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Breyer
2-33



Cox v. Larios 542 U.S. 947 (2004)

Electoral redistricting Breyer
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Scalia
Stevens concurred in the Court's summary affirmance.

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