2013 term opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States

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The 2013 term of the Supreme Court of the United States began October 7, 2013 and concluded October 5, 2014. The table illustrates which opinion was filed by each justice in each case and which justices joined each opinion.

Table key[edit]


Delivered the Court's opinion

Joined the Court's opinion

Filed a concurrence

Joined a concurrence

Filed a dissent

Joined a dissent

Filed a concurrence/dissent

Joined a concurrence/dissent

Did not participate in the decision
  • Decisions that do not note an argument date were decided without oral argument. Decisions that do not note a Justice delivering the Court's opinion are per curiam.
  • Multiple concurrences and dissents within a case are numbered, with joining votes numbered accordingly. Justices frequently join multiple opinions in a single case; each vote is subdivided accordingly.
  • An asterisk ( * ) in the Court's opinion denotes that it was only a majority in part or a plurality. An asterisk in a joining vote denotes that the justice joined it only in part.
  • A dash ( - ) denotes that the Justice concurred or dissented without filing a separate opinion.

2013 term opinions[edit]

# Case name and citation Argued Decided Roberts Scalia Kennedy Thomas Ginsburg Breyer Alito Sotomayor Kagan

1 Madigan v. Levin,[1] 571 U.S. October 7, 2013 October 15, 2013
2 Stanton v. Sims, 571 U.S. November 4, 2013
3 Burt v. Titlow, 571 U.S. October 8, 2013 November 5, 2013
1
2
4 Ford Motor Co. v. United States, 571 U.S. December 2, 2013
5 United States v. Woods, 571 U.S. October 9, 2013 December 3, 2013
6 Atlantic Marine Constr. Co. v. U.S. Dist. Ct. for Western Dist. of Tex., 571 U.S. October 9, 2013 December 3, 2013
7 Sprint Communications, Inc. v. Jacobs, 571 U.S. November 5, 2013 December 10, 2013
8 Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall,[2] 571 U.S. November 13, 2013 December 10, 2013
9 Kansas v. Cheever, 571 U.S. October 16, 2013 December 11, 2013
10 Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co., 571 U.S. October 15, 2013 December 16, 2013
11 Daimler AG v. Bauman, 571 U.S. October 15, 2013 January 14, 2014
12 Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., 571 U.S. November 6, 2013 January 14, 2014
13 Ray Haluch Gravel Co. v. Central Pension Fund, 571 U.S. December 9, 2013 January 15, 2014
14 Medtronic, Inc. v. Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC, 571 U.S. November 5, 2013 January 22, 2014
15 Burrage v. United States, 571 U.S. November 12, 2013 January 27, 2014
*
16 Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp., 571 U.S. November 4, 2013 January 27, 2014
*
17 Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper, 571 U.S. December 9, 2013 January 27, 2014
*
* *
* *
18 Hinton v. Alabama, 571 U.S. February 24, 2014
19 Walden v. Fiore, 571 U.S. November 4, 2013 February 25, 2014
20 Fernandez v. California, 571 U.S. November 13, 2013 February 25, 2014
1
2
21 Kaley v. United States, 571 U.S. October 16, 2013 February 25, 2014
22 United States v. Apel, 571 U.S. December 4, 2013 February 26, 2014
1
2
1
23 Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice, 571 U.S. October 7, 2013 February 26, 2014
24 Law v. Siegel, 571 U.S. January 13, 2014 March 4, 2014
25 Lawson v. FMR LLC, 571 U.S. November 12, 2013 March 4, 2014
*
*
26 Lozano v. Montoya Alvarez, 572 U.S. December 11, 2013 March 5, 2014
27 BG Group plc v. Republic of Argentina, 572 U.S. December 2, 2013 March 5, 2014
*
28 Rosemond v. United States, 572 U.S. November 12, 2013 March 5, 2014
*
*
29 Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States, 572 U.S. January 14, 2014 March 10, 2014
30 Lexmark Int'l, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., 572 U.S. December 3, 2013 March 25, 2014
31 United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., 572 U.S. January 14, 2014 March 25, 2014
32 United States v. Castleman, 572 U.S. January 15, 2014 March 26, 2014
1
2
2
33 McCutcheon v. Federal Election Comm'n, 572 U.S. October 8, 2013 April 2, 2014
*
34 Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg, 572 U.S. December 3, 2013 April 2, 2014
35 Schuette v. BAMN, 572 U.S. October 15, 2013 April 22, 2014
1
2
*
2
3
36 Prado Navarette v. California, 572 U.S. January 21, 2014 April 22, 2014
37 White v. Woodall, 572 U.S. December 11, 2013 April 23, 2014
38 Paroline v. United States, 572 U.S. January 22, 2014 April 23, 2014
1
1
1
2
39 EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L. P., 572 U.S. December 10, 2013 April 29, 2014
40 Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., 572 U.S. February 26, 2014 April 29, 2014
*
41 Highmark Inc. v. Allcare Health Management System, Inc., 572 U.S. February 26, 2014 April 29, 2014
42 Town of Greece v. Galloway, 572 U.S. November 6, 2013 May 5, 2014
* 1* 2
*
* 1
2
1 2
2
2
2
43 Robers v. United States, 572 U.S. February 25, 2014 May 5, 2014
44 Tolan v. Cotton, 572 U.S. May 5, 2014
45 Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., 572 U.S. January 21, 2014 May 19, 2014
46 Hall v. Florida, 572 U.S. March 3, 2014 May 27, 2014
47 Wood v. Moss, 572 U.S. March 26, 2014 May 27, 2014
48 Plumhoff v. Rickard, 572 U.S. March 4, 2014 May 27, 2014
*
*
49 Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, 572 U.S. December 2, 2013 May 27, 2014
1 2
2
2 3
2
50 Martinez v. Illinois, 572 U.S. May 27, 2014
51 Bond v. United States, 572 U.S. November 5, 2013 June 2, 2014
1 2
1 2
1* 2* 3
52 Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc., 572 U.S. April 28, 2014 June 2, 2014
53 Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc., 572 U.S. April 30, 2014 June 2, 2014
54 CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, 573 U.S. April 23, 2014 June 9, 2014
*
*
*
*
*
55 Executive Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison, 573 U.S. January 14, 2014 June 9, 2014
56 Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio, 573 U.S. December 10, 2013 June 9, 2014
2*
2
1
2
*
57 POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., 573 U.S. April 21, 2014 June 12, 2014
58 Clark v. Rameker, 573 U.S. March 24, 2014 June 12, 2014
59 Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd., 573 U.S. April 21, 2014 June 16, 2014
60 Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus, 573 U.S. April 22, 2014 June 16, 2014
61 Abramski v. United States, 573 U.S. January 22, 2014 June 16, 2014
62 Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int'l, 573 U.S. March 31, 2014 June 19, 2014
63 Lane v. Franks, 573 U.S. April 28, 2014 June 19, 2014
64 United States v. Clarke, 573 U.S. April 23, 2014 June 19, 2014
65 Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., 573 U.S. March 5, 2014 June 23, 2014
1
1
2
2
1
2
66 Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, 573 U.S. February 24, 2014 June 23, 2014
*
* 2
* 1
* 1
* 2
* 1
* 1
67 Loughrin v. United States, 573 U.S. April 1, 2014 June 23, 2014
* 1
* 1
2
68 Riley v. California, 573 U.S. April 29, 2014 June 25, 2014
69 Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, 573 U.S. April 2, 2014 June 25, 2014
70 American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo, Inc., 573 U.S. April 22, 2014 June 25, 2014
71 McCullen v. Coakley, 573 U.S. January 15, 2014 June 26, 2014
1
1
1
2
72 NLRB v. Noel Canning, 573 U.S. January 13, 2014 June 26, 2014
73 Harris v. Quinn, 573 U.S. January 21, 2014 June 30, 2014
74 Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., 573 U.S. March 25, 2014 June 30, 2014
1
1* 2
1
1* 2
75 Williams v. Johnson, 573 U.S. July 1, 2014
# Case name and citation Argued Decided Roberts Scalia Kennedy Thomas Ginsburg Breyer Alito Sotomayor Kagan

2013 term membership and statistics[edit]

This was the ninth term of Chief Justice Roberts's tenure and the fourth term with the same membership.

Justice Appointment history Agreement with judgment Opinions filed
Seniority Name President Date confirmed  % # Total
Chief Justice Roberts, JohnJohn Roberts Bush, George W.George W. Bush September 29, 2005 92% 69/75 7 2 0 3 12
Associate Justice Scalia, AntoninAntonin Scalia Reagan, RonaldRonald Reagan September 26, 1986 89.3% 67/75 8 9 1 5 23
Associate Justice Kennedy, AnthonyAnthony Kennedy Reagan, RonaldRonald Reagan February 18, 1988 94.7% 71/75 8 1 0 1 10
Associate Justice Thomas, ClarenceClarence Thomas Bush, George H. W.George H. W. Bush October 23, 1991 86.7% 65/75 7 7 0 1 15
Associate Justice Ginsburg, Ruth BaderRuth Bader Ginsburg Clinton, BillBill Clinton August 10, 1993 84% 63/75 7 4 0 5 16
Associate Justice Breyer, StephenStephen Breyer Clinton, BillBill Clinton August 3, 1994 85.1% 63/74 7 1 1 6 15
Associate Justice Alito, SamuelSamuel Alito Bush, George W.George W. Bush January 31, 2006 87.8% 65/74 8 9 2 2 21
Associate Justice Sotomayor, SoniaSonia Sotomayor Obama, BarackBarack Obama August 6, 2009 79.7% 59/74 8 6 0 5 19
Associate Justice Kagan, ElenaElena Kagan Obama, BarackBarack Obama August 7, 2010 87.7% 64/73 7 0 0 3 10
Totals
67 39 4 30 140


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In Madigan v. Levin, 571 U.S. ___ (2013), the Court dismissed certiorari as improvidently granted.
  2. ^ In Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall, 571 U.S. ___ (2013), the Court dismissed certiorari as improvidently granted.

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