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Supreme Court of the United States

1984 Term

October 1, 1984 - October 7, 1985

Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice

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Clerks: W. Scott Bales, Kent D. Syverud, Gail B. Agrawal, Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

Justice O'Connor wrote 36 opinions during this term:

CASE NAME TOPIC DATE OPINION TYPE
Cornelius v. NAACP Leg. Def. FundFirst AmendmentJul 2, 1985Majority
Aguilar v. FeltonFirst AmendmentJul 1, 1985Dissent
Grand Rapids Sch. Dist. v. BallFirst AmendmentJul 1, 1985Partial concurrence, partial dissent
Thomas v. Union CarbideEconomic ActivityJul 1, 1985Majority
Walters v. Radiation SurvivorsAttorneysJun 28, 1985Concurrence
Estate of Thornton v. Caldor IncFirst AmendmentJun 26, 1985Concurrence
United States v. AlbertiniFirst AmendmentJun 24, 1985Majority
Brockett v. Spokane Arcades IncFirst AmendmentJun 19, 1985Concurrence
Mitchell v. ForsythEconomic ActivityJun 19, 1985Concurrence
Superintendent v. HillDue ProcessJun 17, 1985Majority
Richardson-Merrell Inc. v. KollerJudicial PowerJun 17, 1985Majority
Maryland v. MaconCriminal ProcedureJun 17, 1985Majority
Caldwell v. MississippiCriminal ProcedureJun 11, 1985Concurrence
Northeast Bancorp Inc. v. Governors FRSEconomic ActivityJun 10, 1985Concurrence
Wallace v. JaffreeFirst AmendmentJun 4, 1985Concurrence
Garrett v. United StatesCriminal ProcedureJun 3, 1985Concurrence
Zauderer v. Office of Disc. CounselAttorneysMay 28, 1985Partial concurrence, partial dissent
Harper & Row v. Nation EnterprisesEconomic ActivityMay 20, 1985Majority
Black v. RomanoDue ProcessMay 20, 1985Majority
Wilson v. GarciaCivil RightsApr 17, 1985Dissent
United States v. LockeDue ProcessApr 1, 1985Concurrence
Tennessee v. GarnerCriminal ProcedureMar 27, 1985Dissent
Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. WardEconomic ActivityMar 26, 1985Dissent
Bennett v. New JerseyFederalismMar 19, 1985Majority
Bennett v. Kentucky DOEFederalismMar 19, 1985Majority
Oregon v. ElstadCriminal ProcedureMar 4, 1985Majority
Air France v. SaksEconomic ActivityMar 4, 1985Majority
Marrese v. Orthopedic SurgeonsJudicial PowerMar 4, 1985Majority
Chem. Mfrs. Ass'n v. NRDCEconomic ActivityFeb 27, 1985Dissent
Garcia v. San Antonio Transit AuthUnionsFeb 19, 1985Dissent
United States v. JohnsCriminal ProcedureJan 21, 1985Majority
Ohio v. KovacsEconomic ActivityJan 9, 1985Concurrence
Park N' Fly Inc. v. Dollar Park and Fly IncEconomic ActivityJan 8, 1985Majority
Paulsen v. CommissionerFederal TaxationJan 8, 1985Dissent
United States v. HensleyCriminal ProcedureJan 8, 1985Majority
United States v. 50 Acres of LandDue ProcessDec 4, 1984Concurrence

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