2007 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Stephen Breyer

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The 2007 term of the Supreme Court of the United States began October 1, 2007 and concluded September 30, 2008. This was the fourteenth term of Associate Justice Stephen Breyer's tenure on the Court. Stephen Breyer, SCOTUS photo portrait.jpg
Stephen Breyer 2007 term statistics
8
Majority or Plurality
2
Concurrence
0
Other
13
Dissent
1
Concurrence/dissent Total = 24
Bench opinions = 23 Opinions relating to orders = 1 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous opinions: 0 Most joined by: Stevens (10) Least joined by: Scalia (2)
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
1-01



John R. Sand & Gravel Co. v. United States 552 U.S. 130 (2008)

Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Alito
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Stevens
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Ginsburg
4-02



Ali v. Federal Bureau of Prisons 552 U.S. 214 (2008)

Stevens
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Thomas
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Kennedy
1-03



Rowe v. New Hampshire Motor Transp. Assn. 552 U.S. 364 (2008)

Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Alito; Scalia (in part)
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Scalia
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Ginsburg
4-04



Medellin v. Texas 552 U.S. 491 (2008)

Souter, Ginsburg
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Roberts
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Stevens
4-05



Hall Street Associates, L. L. C. v. Mattel, Inc. 552 U.S. 576 (2008)

Federal Arbitration Act
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Souter
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Stevens
4-06



Smith v. Arizona 552 U.S. 985 (2007)

Breyer dissented from the Court's denial of certiorari.
2-07



Baze v. Rees 553 U.S. 35 (2008)

Eighth Amendment  • death penalty  • lethal injection
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Roberts
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Stevens
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Scalia
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Thomas
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Alito
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Ginsburg
1-08



Begay v. United States 553 U.S. 137 (2008)

Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Ginsburg
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Scalia
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Alito
4-09



Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd. 553 U.S. 181 (2008)

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Stevens
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Scalia
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Souter
4-10



United States v. Ressam 553 U.S. 272 (2008)

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Stevens
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Thomas
1-11



CBOCS West, Inc. v. Humphries 553 U.S. 442 (2008)

Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Alito
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Thomas
4-12



United States v. Santos 553 U.S. 507 (2008)

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Scalia
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Stevens
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Alito
4-13



Irizarry v. United States 553 U.S. 708 (2008)

Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg
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Stevens
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Thomas
4-14



Florida Dept. of Revenue v. Piccadilly Cafeterias, Inc. 554 U.S. 33 (2008)

Stevens
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Thomas
4-15



Chamber of Commerce of United States v. Brown 554 U.S. 60 (2008)

Ginsburg
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Stevens
1-16



Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Glenn 554 U.S. 105 (2008)

Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, Alito; Roberts (in part)
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Roberts
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Kennedy
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Scalia
1-17



Kentucky Retirement Systems v. EEOC 554 U.S. 135 (2008)

Roberts, Stevens, Souter, Thomas
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Kennedy
1-18



Indiana v. Edwards 554 U.S. 164 (2008)

Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Alito
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Scalia
2-19



Greenlaw v. United States 554 U.S. 237 (2008)

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Ginsburg
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Alito
1-20



Sprint Communications Co. v. APCC Services, Inc. 554 U.S. 269 (2008)

Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg
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Roberts
4-21



Giles v. California 554 U.S. 353 (2008)

Stevens, Kennedy
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Scalia
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Souter
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Thomas
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Alito
3-22



Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker 554 U.S. 471 (2008)

maritime law  • punitive damages
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Souter
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Scalia
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Stevens
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Ginsburg
4-23



District of Columbia v. Heller 554 U.S. 570 (2008)

Second Amendment  • prohibition on handgun ownership Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg
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Scalia
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Stevens
4-24



Medellín v. Texas 554 U.S. 759 (208)

death penalty
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per curiam
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Stevens
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Souter
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Ginsburg
Breyer dissented from the Court's per curiam denial of an application for a stay of execution of sentence of death and a petition for a writ of habeas corpus.

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