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Supreme Court Clerks for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

Justin A. Nelson

Justin A. Nelson
BACKGROUND
Clerked during Supreme Court term: 2002
Previous clerkship: Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Notable later role: Partner, Susman Godfrey LLP (Houston)
Alma mater: Columbia Law School

Justice O'Connor wrote 17 opinions during Justin A. Nelson's clerkship:

CASE NAME TOPIC DATE OPINION TYPE
Georgia v. AshcroftCivil RightsJun 26, 2003Majority
Lawrence v. TexasPrivacyJun 26, 2003Concurrence
Wiggins v. SmithCriminal ProcedureJun 26, 2003Majority
Grutter v. BollingerCivil RightsJun 23, 2003Majority
Gratz v. BollingerCivil RightsJun 23, 2003Concurrence
Desert Palace Inc. v. CostaCivil RightsJun 9, 2003Concurrence
Pharmaceutical Research and Mfrs. of America v. WalshEconomic ActivityMay 19, 2003Partial concurrence, partial dissent
Demore v. KimCivil RightsApr 29, 2003Concurrence
Franchise Tax Bd. of Cal. v. HyattInterstate RelationsApr 23, 2003Majority
Virginia v. BlackFirst AmendmentApr 7, 2003Majority
Branch v. SmithCivil RightsMar 31, 2003Partial concurrence, partial dissent
Cuyahoga Falls v. Buckeye Community Hope FoundationCivil RightsMar 25, 2003Majority
Woodford v. GarceauCriminal ProcedureMar 25, 2003Concurrence
Lockyer v. AndradeCriminal ProcedureMar 5, 2003Majority
Ewing v. CaliforniaCriminal ProcedureMar 5, 2003Majority
Sattazahn v. PennsylvaniaCriminal ProcedureJan 14, 2003Concurrence
Yellow Transp. Inc. v. MichiganEconomic ActivityNov 5, 2002Majority