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

Showing the 2008 Term
(September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2008)

  Solo Hecht O'Neill Jefferson Wainwright Brister Medina Green Johnson Willett
Hecht --   16.7 23.1 41.7 91.7 46.2 38.5 30.8 46.2
O'Neill 22.7 42.9   54.5 36.4 38.1 72.7 42.9 52.4 42.9
Jefferson -- 43.8 76.5   58.8 41.2 64.7 70.6 76.5 58.8
Wainwright 16.7 63.6 66.7 75.0   60.0 50.0 66.7 66.7 66.7
Brister 15.8 61.1 44.4 42.1 42.1   68.4 42.1 47.4 76.5
Medina -- 100.0 100.0 83.3 100.0 100.0   80.0 83.3 83.3
Green 8.3 72.7 54.5 75.0 75.0 58.3 50.0   72.7 54.5
Johnson 16.7 41.7 40.0 75.0 54.5 41.7 58.3 72.7   25.0
Willett 47.6 40.0 50.0 30.0 47.4 35.0 30.0 42.1 40.0  

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%.)