2018 term United States Supreme Court opinions of John Roberts

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The 2018 term of the Supreme Court of the United States began October 1, 2018, and will conclude October 6, 2019. This is the fourteenth term of Chief Justice John Roberts's tenure on the Court. File-Official roberts CJ cropped.jpg
John Roberts 2018 term statistics (in progress)
3
Majority or Plurality
1
Concurrence
0
Other
2
Dissent
0
Concurrence/dissent Total = 6
Bench opinions = 5 Opinions relating to orders = 1 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous opinions: 0 Most joined by: - Least joined by: -
Type Case Citation Issues Joined by Other opinions
101



Weyerhaeuser Co. v. United States Fish and Wildlife Serv. 586 U.S. ___ (2018)

Endangered Species Act of 1973  • designation of critical habitat Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor, Kagan, Gorsuch
202



Moore v. Texas 586 U.S. ___ (2019)

Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution  • death penalty  • execution of the intellectually disabled
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Alito
103



Jam v. International Finance Corp. 586 U.S. ___ (2019)

International Organizations Immunities Act  • relationship to Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Thomas, Ginsburg, Alito, Sotomayor, Kagan, Gorsuch
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Breyer
Kavanaugh did not participate.
404



Washington State Dept. of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc. 586 U.S. ___ (2019)

Yakama Nation Treaty of 1855  • state taxation of fuel importers Thomas, Alito, Kavanaugh
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Breyer
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Gorsuch
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Kavanaugh
105



Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela 587 U.S. ___ (2019)

Federal Arbitration Act  • contractual agreement to class action arbitration Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch, Kavanaugh
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Thomas
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Ginsburg
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Breyer
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Sotomayor
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Kagan
406



Myers v. United States 587 U.S. ___ (2019)

Armed Career Criminal Act  • "violent felony" classification Thomas, Alito, Kavanaugh
Roberts dissented from the Court's granting of certiorari, summary vacatur, and remand.

References

  • 2018 Term Opinions of the Court, Supreme Court of the United States, retrieved May 13, 2019.
  • 2018 Term Opinions Relating to Orders, Supreme Court of the United States, retrieved May 13, 2019.
  • 2018 Term In-Chambers Opinions, Supreme Court of the United States, retrieved May 13, 2019.