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2008 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Anthony Kennedy

 

2008 term United States Supreme Court opinions of Anthony Kennedy

The table below lists all opinions filed by Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy during the 2008 term of the Supreme Court of the United States, which began on October 6, 2008 and concluded October 4, 2009. This was the twenty-second term of Kennedy’s tenure on the Court.
Anthony Kennedy 2008 term statistics
7
Majority or Plurality
4
Concurrence
1
Other
1
Dissent
1
Concurrence/dissent Total = 14
Bench opinions = 13 Opinions relating to orders = 1 In-chambers opinions = 0
Unanimous decisions: 0 Most joined by: Roberts (6) Least joined by: Stevens (2)
Case Issue Joined by


Summers v. Earth Island Institute
555 U.S. ___ (2009)


Negusie v. Holder
555 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Scalia, Souter, Ginsburg


Bartlett v. Strickland
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Alito


Ministry of Defense and Support for Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran v. Elahi
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Souter, Ginsburg


Nken v. Holder
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Scalia


N.C.P. Marketing Group, Inc. v. BG Star Productions, Inc.
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Breyer
Kennedy filed a statement respecting the denial of certiorari.


FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc.
556 U.S. ___ (2009)


Ashcroft v. Iqbal
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Alito


Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal Co.
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer


United States v. Denedo
556 U.S. ___ (2009)
Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer


Yeager v. United States
557 U.S. ___ (2009)


Coeur Alaska, Inc. v. Southeast Alaska Conservation Council
557 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Thomas, Breyer, Alito; Scalia (in part)


Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts
557 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Breyer, Alito


Ricci v. DeStefano
557 U.S. ___ (2009)
Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Alito


References

  • 2008 Term Opinions of the Court, accessed March 20, 2010.
  • 2008 Term Opinions Relating to Orders, accessed March 20, 2010.
  • 2008 Term In-Chambers Opinions, accessed March 20, 2010.
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