2009 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Clarence Thomas

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The 2009 term of the Supreme Court of the United States began October 5, 2009 and concluded October 3, 2010. This was the nineteenth term of Associate Justice Clarence Thomas's tenure on the Court. Clarence Thomas official SCOTUS portrait.jpg
Clarence Thomas 2009 term statistics
8
Majority or Plurality
14
Concurrence
0
Other
5
Dissent
1
Concurrence/dissent Total = 28
Bench opinions = 26 Opinions relating to orders = 2 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous opinions: 2 Most joined by: Scalia (15) Least joined by: Ginsburg, Breyer (5)
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
2-01



Johnson v. Bredesen 558 U.S. ___ (2009)

Eighth Amendment  • death penalty
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Stevens
Thomas concurred in the Court's denial of certiorari.
2-02



Mohawk Industries, Inc. v. Carpenter 558 U.S. ___ (2009)

appealability of disclosure orders adverse to attorney-client privilege  • collateral order doctrine
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Sotomayor
2-03



McDaniel v. Brown 558 U.S. ___ (2010)

Scalia
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per curiam
4-04



Presley v. Georgia 558 U.S. ___ (2010)

Scalia
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per curiam
3-05



Citizens United v. Federal Election Comm'n 558 U.S. ___ (2010)

First Amendment  • freedom of speech  • campaign finance reform
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Kennedy
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Roberts
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Scalia
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Stevens
4-06



Noriega v. Pastrana 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

Scalia
Thomas dissented from the Court's denial of certiorari in a proceeding brought by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to challenge his extradition to France upon his release from federal prison.
2-07



Wilkins v. Gaddy 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

Scalia
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per curiam
2-08



Maryland v. Shatzer 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Scalia
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Stevens
1-09



Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

copyright law Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Alito
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Ginsburg
1-10



Bloate v. United States 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

Roberts, Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Sotomayor
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Ginsburg
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Alito
2-11



Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P. A. v. United States 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Sotomayor
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Scalia
1-12



United States Aid Funds, Inc. v. Espinosa 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

Unanimous
2-13



Berghuis v. Smith 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Ginsburg
2-14



Jones v. Harris Associates 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Alito
2-15



Perdue v. Kenny A. 559 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Alito
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Kennedy
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Breyer
4-16



Graham v. Florida 560 U.S. ___ (2010)

Scalia; Alito (in part)
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Kennedy
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Roberts
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Stevens
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Alito
4-17



United States v. Comstock 560 U.S. ___ (2010)

Scalia (in part)
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Breyer
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Kennedy
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Alito
2-18



United States v. O'Brien 560 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Kennedy
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Stevens
1-19



Hardt v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co. 560 U.S. ___ (2010)

Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor; Stevens (in part)
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Stevens
2-20



Samantar v. Yousuf 560 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Stevens
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Scalia
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Alito
2-21



Levin v. Commerce Energy, Inc. 560 U.S. ___ (2010)

Scalia
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Ginsburg
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Kennedy
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Alito
2-22



Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder 560 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Stevens
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Scalia
1-23



Astrue v. Ratliff 560 U.S. ___ (2010)

Unanimous
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Sotomayor
1-24



Schwab v. Reilly 560 U.S. ___ (2010)

Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Alito, Sotomayor
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Ginsburg
4-25



Doe v. Reed 561 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Roberts
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Stevens
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Scalia
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Breyer
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Alito
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Sotomayor
1-26



Granite Rock Co. v. Teamsters 561 U.S. ___ (2010)

Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito; Stevens, Sotomayor (in part)
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Sotomayor
1-27



Magwood v. Patterson 561 U.S. ___ (2010)

Scalia; Stevens, Breyer, Sotomayor (in part)
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Breyer
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Kennedy
2-28



McDonald v. Chicago 561 U.S. ___ (2010)

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Alito
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Scalia
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Stevens
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Breyer

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