2013 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Antonin Scalia

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The 2013 term of the Supreme Court of the United States began October 7, 2013 and concluded October 5, 2014. This was the twenty-eighth term of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia's tenure on the Court. Antonin Scalia Official SCOTUS Portrait crop.jpg
Antonin Scalia 2013 term statistics
8
Majority or Plurality
10
Concurrence
0
Other
6
Dissent
1
Concurrence/dissent Total = 25
Bench opinions = 23 Opinions relating to orders = 2 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous opinions: 3 Most joined by: Thomas (19 in full, 1 in part) Least joined by: Sotomayor (4 in full, 2 in part)
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
2-01



Planned Parenthood of Greater Tex. Surgical Health Services v. Abbott 571 U.S. ___ (2013)

Thomas, Alito
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Breyer
Scalia concurred in the Court's denial of an application to vacate a stay.
1-02



United States v. Woods 571 U.S. ___ (2013)

partnership taxation  • economic substance  • Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982  • valuation-misstatement penalty Unanimous
1-03



Burrage v. United States 571 U.S. ___ (2014)

Controlled Substances Act  • sentence enhancement  • causation of drug-related death Roberts, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, Kagan; Alito (in part)
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Ginsburg
1-04



Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. 571 U.S. ___ (2014)

Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938  • compensibility of employee time spent donning protective gear  • scope of collective bargaining Roberts, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, Kagan; Sotomayor (in part)
3-05



Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper 571 U.S. ___ (2014)

Aviation and Transportation Security Act  • immunity to liability for defamation claims  • material falsity standard Thomas, Kagan
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Sotomayor
2-06



Fernandez v. California 571 U.S. ___ (2014)

Fourth Amendment  • warrantless searches  • consent of co-occupant to search
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Alito
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Thomas
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Ginsburg
1-07



Law v. Siegel 571 U.S. ___ (2014)

bankruptcy  • Chapter 7  • homestead exemption  • bankruptcy court sanctions for debtor misconduct Unanimous
2-08



Lawson v. FMR LLC 571 U.S. ___ (2014)

Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002  • whistleblower protection for subcontractor employees  • legislative intent Thomas
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Ginsburg
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Sotomayor
1-09



Lexmark Int'l, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc. 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Lanham Act  • false advertising  • zone of interests Unanimous
2-10



United States v. Castleman 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

possession of firearms by those convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence
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Sotomayor
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Alito
2-11



Schuette v. BAMN 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Michigan Civil Rights Initiative  • Fourteenth Amendment  • Equal Protection Clause  • racial preferences in college admission Thomas
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Kennedy
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Roberts
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Breyer
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Sotomayor
4-12



Prado Navarette v. California 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Fourth Amendment  • reasonable suspicion  • traffic stop  • anonymous report of criminal activity Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Kagan
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Thomas
1-13



White v. Woodall 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Fifth Amendment  • privilege against self-incrimination  • adverse inference from defendant's failure to testify  • limitations on habeas corpus  • unreasonable application of clearly established federal law Roberts, Kennedy, Thomas, Alito, Kagan
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Breyer
4-14



EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L. P. 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Clean Air Act  • national ambient air quality standards  • Good Neighbor Provision  • Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Thomas
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Ginsburg
4-15



Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Indian Gaming Regulatory Act  • tribal sovereign immunity
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Kagan
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Sotomayor
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Thomas
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Ginsburg
2-16



Bond v. United States 572 U.S. ___ (2014)

Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act of 1998 Thomas; Alito (in part)
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Roberts
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Thomas
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Alito
2-17



CTS Corp. v. Waldburger 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

statutory construction of federal preemption provisions Roberts, Thomas, Alito
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Kennedy
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Ginsburg
1-18



Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd. 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act  • postjudgment discovery of judgment debtor's extraterritorial assets Roberts, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, Alito, Kagan
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Ginsburg
4-19



Abramski v. United States 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

Gun Control Act of 1968  • failure to disclose purchase of firearm is on behalf of third party  • material misrepresentation Roberts, Thomas, Alito
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Kagan
4-20



Elmbrook School Dist. v. Doe 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

First Amendment  • Establishment Clause  • use of church as public school graduation venue
1-21



Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

Clean Air Act  • regulation of greenhouse gases  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration permits for stationary pollution emitters Roberts, Kennedy; Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor, Kagan (in part)
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Breyer
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Alito
2-22



Loughrin v. United States 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

federal bank fraud  • intent to defraud a financial institution Thomas
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Kagan
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Alito
4-23



American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo, Inc. 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

copyright law  • digital redistribution of broadcast television  • right to publicly perform copyrighted works Thomas, Alito
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Breyer
2-24



McCullen v. Coakley 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

buffer zone around abortion clinics  • First Amendment  • free speech  • public forum doctrine  • content neutrality Kennedy, Thomas
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Roberts
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Alito
2-25



NLRB v. Noel Canning 573 U.S. ___ (2014)

recess appointments Roberts, Thomas, Alito
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Breyer

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