2010 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Anthony Kennedy

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The 2010 term of the Supreme Court of the United States began October 4, 2010 and concluded October 1, 2011. This was the twenty-fourth term of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy's tenure on the Court. Anthony Kennedy (2009, cropped).jpg
Anthony Kennedy 2010 term statistics
11
Majority or Plurality
3
Concurrence
0
Other
3
Dissent
0
Concurrence/dissent Total = 17
Bench opinions = 17 Opinions relating to orders = 0 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous opinions: 1 Most joined by: Roberts (10) Least joined by: Kagan (4)
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
1-01



Harrington v. Richter 562 U.S. ___ (2010)

Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996  • habeas corpus  • bar against relitigating claims  • presumption of state court adjudication on merits  • Sixth Amendment  • ineffective assistance of counsel Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor
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Ginsburg
1-02



Premo v. Moore 562 U.S. ___ (2010)

Sixth Amendment  • ineffective assistance of counsel Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor
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Ginsburg
1-03



Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn 563 U.S. ___ (2011)

First Amendment  • Establishment Clause  • taxpayer standing Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Alito
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Scalia
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Kagan
2-04



Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy v. Stewart 563 U.S. ___ (2011)

Eleventh Amendment  • sovereign immunity  • federal action by state agency against state officials for federal law violation  • Supremacy Clause  • Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000  • Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness Act Thomas
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Scalia
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Roberts
1-05



United States v. Tohono O'odham Nation 563 U.S. ___ (2011)

Court of Federal Claims jurisdiction  • separate suits based on same operative facts Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Alito
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Sotomayor
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Ginsburg
1-06



Brown v. Plata 563 U.S. ___ (2011)

Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995  • Eighth Amendment  • prison overcrowding Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan
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Scalia
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Alito
4-07



Camreta v. Greene 563 U.S. ___ (2011)

Article III  • Case or Controversy Clause  • standing  • review of constitutional issue on appeal from defendant with qualified immunity  • mootness Thomas
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Kagan
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Scalia
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Sotomayor
2-08



Ashcroft v. al-Kidd 563 U.S. ___ (2011)

material witness arrest of terrorism suspects  • pretextual motivation  • Fourth Amendment  • qualified immunity Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor (in part)
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Scalia
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Ginsburg
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Sotomayor
4-09



Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S. A. 563 U.S. ___ (2011)

patent law  • induced infringement  • willful blindness
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Alito
1-10



Sykes v. United States 564 U.S. ___ (2011)

Armed Career Criminal Act  • felony vehicle flight as predicate offense under residual clause Roberts, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor
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Thomas
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Scalia
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Kagan
2-11



Nevada Comm'n on Ethics v. Carrigan 564 U.S. ___ (2011)

vote recusal of state legislator with conflict of interest  • First Amendment  • overbreadth doctrine
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Scalia
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Alito
1-12



Bond v. United States 564 U.S. ___ (2011)

Article III  • standing  • Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act of 1998  • Tenth Amendment Unanimous
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Ginsburg
1-13



Borough of Duryea v. Guarnieri 564 U.S. ___ (2011)

employer retaliation  • First Amendment  • public employee speech  • Petition Clause  • public concern doctrine Roberts, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor, Kagan
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Thomas
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Scalia
1-14



Freeman v. United States 564 U.S. ___ (2011)

Sentencing Reform Act of 1984  • sentence reduction due to retroactive amendment of Sentencing Guidelines  • plea bargain under Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 11 Ginsburg, Breyer, Kagan
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Sotomayor
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Roberts
1-15



Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc. 564 U.S. ___ (2011)

state law restrictions on sale or disclosure of drug prescriber information  • First Amendment  • free speech Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Alito, Sotomayor
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Breyer
4-16



Bullcoming v. New Mexico 564 U.S. ___ (2011)

Sixth Amendment  • Confrontation Clause  • forensic laboratory report as testimony Roberts, Breyer, Alito
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Ginsburg
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Sotomayor
1-17



J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro 564 U.S. ___ (2011)

Fourteenth Amendment  • Due Process Clause  • personal jurisdiction over foreign manufacturer in state product liability suit  • purposeful availment of the forum Roberts, Scalia, Thomas
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Breyer
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Ginsburg

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