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 voted without filing or joining an 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, 2013October 15, 2013
2 Stanton v. Sims, 571 U.S. ___November 4, 2013
3 Burt v. Titlow, 571 U.S. ___October 8, 2013November 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, 2013December 3, 2013
6 Atlantic Marine Constr. Co. v. U.S. Dist. Ct. for Western Dist. of Tex., 571 U.S. ___October 9, 2013December 3, 2013
7 Sprint Communications, Inc. v. Jacobs, 571 U.S. ___November 5, 2013December 10, 2013
8 Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall,[2] 571 U.S. ___November 13, 2013December 10, 2013
9 Kansas v. Cheever, 571 U.S. ___October 16, 2013December 11, 2013
10 Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co., 571 U.S. ___October 15, 2013December 16, 2013
11 Daimler AG v. Bauman, 571 U.S. ___October 15, 2013January 14, 2014
12 Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., 571 U.S. ___November 6, 2013January 14, 2014
13 Ray Haluch Gravel Co. v. Central Pension Fund, 571 U.S. ___December 9, 2013January 15, 2014
14 Medtronic, Inc. v. Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC, 571 U.S. ___November 5, 2013January 22, 2014
15 Burrage v. United States, 571 U.S. ___November 12, 2013January 27, 2014
*
16 Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp., 571 U.S. ___November 4, 2013January 27, 2014
*
17 Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper, 571 U.S. ___December 9, 2013January 27, 2014
*
*
*
18 Hinton v. Alabama, 571 U.S. ___February 24, 2014
19 Walden v. Fiore, 571 U.S. ___November 4, 2013February 25, 2014
20 Fernandez v. California, 571 U.S. ___November 13, 2013February 25, 2014
1
2
21 Kaley v. United States, 571 U.S. ___October 16, 2013February 25, 2014
22 United States v. Apel, 571 U.S. ___December 4, 2013February 26, 2014
1
2
1
23 Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice, 571 U.S. ___October 7, 2013February 26, 2014
24 Law v. Siegel, 571 U.S. ___January 13, 2014March 4, 2014
25 Lawson v. FMR LLC, 571 U.S. ___November 12, 2013March 4, 2014
*
*
26 Lozano v. Montoya Alvarez, 572 U.S. ___December 11, 2013March 5, 2014
27 BG Group plc v. Republic of Argentina, 572 U.S. ___December 2, 2013March 5, 2014
*
28 Rosemond v. United States, 572 U.S. ___November 12, 2013March 5, 2014
*
29 Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States, 572 U.S. ___January 14, 2014March 10, 2014
30 Lexmark Int'l, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., 572 U.S. ___December 3, 2013March 25, 2014
31 United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., 572 U.S. ___January 14, 2014March 25, 2014
32 United States v. Castleman, 572 U.S. ___January 15, 2014March 26, 2014
1
2
2
33 McCutcheon v. Federal Election Comm'n, 572 U.S. ___October 8, 2013April 2, 2014
*
34 Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg, 572 U.S. ___December 3, 2013April 2, 2014
35 Schuette v. BAMN, 572 U.S. ___October 15, 2013April 22, 2014
1
2
*
2
3
36 Prado Navarette v. California, 572 U.S. ___January 21, 2014April 22, 2014
37 White v. Woodall, 572 U.S. ___December 11, 2013April 23, 2014
38 Paroline v. United States, 572 U.S. ___January 22, 2014April 23, 2014
1
1
1
2
39 EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L. P., 572 U.S. ___December 10, 2013April 29, 2014
40 Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., 572 U.S. ___February 26, 2014April 29, 2014
*
41 Highmark Inc. v. Allcare Health Management System, Inc., 572 U.S. ___February 26, 2014April 29, 2014
42 Town of Greece v. Galloway, 572 U.S. ___November 6, 2013May 5, 2014
*1*2
*
*1
2
12
2
2
2
43 Robers v. United States, 572 U.S. ___February 25, 2014May 5, 2014
44 Tolan v. Cotton, 572 U.S. ___May 5, 2014
45 Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., 572 U.S. ___January 21, 2014May 19, 2014
46 Hall v. Florida, 572 U.S. ___March 3, 2014May 27, 2014
47 Wood v. Moss, 572 U.S. ___March 26, 2014May 27, 2014
48 Plumhoff v. Rickard, 572 U.S. ___March 4, 2014May 27, 2014
*
*
49 Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, 572 U.S. ___December 2, 2013May 27, 2014
12
2
23
2
50 Martinez v. Illinois, 572 U.S. ___May 27, 2014
51 Bond v. United States, 572 U.S. ___November 5, 2013June 2, 2014
12
12
1*2*3
52 Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc., 572 U.S. ___April 28, 2014June 2, 2014
53 Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc., 572 U.S. ___April 30, 2014June 2, 2014
54 CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, 573 U.S. ___April 23, 2014June 9, 2014
*
*
*
*
*
55 Executive Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison, 573 U.S. ___January 14, 2014June 9, 2014
56 Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio, 573 U.S. ___December 10, 2013June 9, 2014
2*
2
1
2
*
57 POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., 573 U.S. ___April 21, 2014June 12, 2014
58 Clark v. Rameker, 573 U.S. ___March 24, 2014June 12, 2014
59 Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd., 573 U.S. ___April 21, 2014June 16, 2014
60 Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus, 573 U.S. ___April 22, 2014June 16, 2014
61 Abramski v. United States, 573 U.S. ___January 22, 2014June 16, 2014
62 Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int'l, 573 U.S. ___March 31, 2014June 19, 2014
63 Lane v. Franks, 573 U.S. ___April 28, 2014June 19, 2014
64 United States v. Clarke, 573 U.S. ___April 23, 2014June 19, 2014
65 Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., 573 U.S. ___March 5, 2014June 23, 2014
1
1
2
2
1
2
66 Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, 573 U.S. ___February 24, 2014June 23, 2014
*
*2
*1
*1
*2
*1
*1
67 Loughrin v. United States, 573 U.S. ___April 1, 2014June 23, 2014
*1
*1
2
68 Riley v. California, 573 U.S. ___April 29, 2014June 25, 2014
69 Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, 573 U.S. ___April 2, 2014June 25, 2014
70 American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo, Inc., 573 U.S. ___April 22, 2014June 25, 2014
71 McCullen v. Coakley, 573 U.S. ___January 15, 2014June 26, 2014
1
1
1
2
72 NLRB v. Noel Canning, 573 U.S. ___January 13, 2014June 26, 2014
73 Harris v. Quinn, 573 U.S. ___January 21, 2014June 30, 2014
74 Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., 573 U.S. ___March 25, 2014June 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 John Roberts George W. Bush September 29, 2005 92% 69/75 7 2 0 3 12
Associate Justice Antonin Scalia Ronald Reagan September 26, 1986 89.3% 67/75 8 9 1 5 23
Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy Ronald Reagan February 18, 1988 94.7% 71/75 8 1 0 1 10
Associate Justice Clarence Thomas George H. W. Bush October 23, 1991 86.7% 65/75 7 7 0 1 15
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Bill Clinton August 10, 1993 84% 63/75 7 4 0 5 16
Associate Justice Stephen Breyer Bill Clinton August 3, 1994 85.1% 63/74 7 1 1 6 15
Associate Justice Samuel Alito George W. Bush January 31, 2006 87.8% 65/74 8 9 2 2 21
Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor Barack Obama August 6, 2009 79.7% 59/74 8 6 0 5 19
Associate Justice Elena Kagan Barack 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.

References[edit]

  • 2013 Term Opinions of the Court, Supreme Court of the United States, retrieved October 6, 2014.

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