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Supreme Court of the United States

2002 Term

October 7, 2002 - October 6, 2003

Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice

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Clerks: Justin A. Nelson, Emily Johnson Henn, Cristina M. Rodriguez, Allyson P. Newton (Ho)

Justice O'Connor wrote 17 opinions during this term:

CASE NAME TOPIC DATE OPINION TYPE
Lawrence v. TexasPrivacyJun 26, 2003Concurrence
Georgia v. AshcroftCivil RightsJun 26, 2003Majority
Wiggins v. SmithCriminal ProcedureJun 26, 2003Majority
Gratz v. BollingerCivil RightsJun 23, 2003Concurrence
Grutter v. BollingerCivil RightsJun 23, 2003Majority
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
Woodford v. GarceauCriminal ProcedureMar 25, 2003Concurrence
Cuyahoga Falls v. Buckeye Community Hope FoundationCivil RightsMar 25, 2003Majority
Ewing v. CaliforniaCriminal ProcedureMar 5, 2003Majority
Lockyer v. AndradeCriminal ProcedureMar 5, 2003Majority
Sattazahn v. PennsylvaniaCriminal ProcedureJan 14, 2003Concurrence
Yellow Transp. Inc. v. MichiganEconomic ActivityNov 5, 2002Majority

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