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How often have each Justice's
authored opinions been joined?

Showing the 2006-2009 Terms
(September 1, 2005 to August 31, 2009)

  Solo Hecht O'Neill Jefferson Wainwright Brister Medina Green Johnson Willett
Hecht 18.0   26.7 36.7 52.1 59.6 51.0 45.7 40.8 61.4
O'Neill 24.6 43.9   64.4 43.1 48.3 69.0 54.5 50.0 42.1
Jefferson 5.2 58.9 84.6   68.4 62.5 70.2 75.5 73.2 64.8
Wainwright 24.4 51.4 40.5 44.7   43.2 46.2 50.0 64.1 61.8
Brister 12.2 60.3 55.9 56.3 46.6   69.4 53.5 41.1 65.6
Medina -- 70.0 89.3 82.8 83.3 65.5   76.9 80.0 72.4
Green 3.1 79.3 71.4 83.3 80.0 73.3 58.6   86.2 64.3
Johnson 18.9 48.1 33.3 50.0 62.7 39.2 51.0 54.2   47.9
Willett 31.4 61.2 48.9 46.0 57.1 42.9 40.8 57.8 54.0  

Each row shows what percentage of a Justice's opinions were "Solo" opinions and what percentage were joined by each other member of the Court. (Because not all Justices have sat on all cases, adding the overall "Solo" column to a particular Justice's join rate might total more than 100%.)