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

Showing the 2010-2015 Terms
(September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2015)

  Solo Hecht Jefferson Wainwright Medina Green Johnson Willett Guzman Lehrmann O'Neill Brister Boyd Devine Brown
Hecht 4.1   60.0 61.5 70.7 71.4 60.0 70.0 71.2 53.0 50.0   44.8 66.7 90.5
Jefferson 4.0 64.4   46.2 70.0 71.7 51.1 65.2 56.8 81.6 87.5 100.0 75.0 71.4  
Wainwright 17.1 54.8 51.6   45.2 54.8 83.9 55.2 55.6 45.8 16.7 --      
Medina 4.2 86.4 81.8 81.8   73.9 66.7 78.3 90.0 85.0 100.0        
Green -- 86.7 87.1 90.9 79.2   87.0 80.9 74.4 79.4 85.7   83.3 78.3 92.9
Johnson 15.2 61.9 56.8 71.1 47.4 68.3   63.5 59.3 49.1 80.0   60.0 64.0 61.1
Willett 24.2 57.6 50.0 45.7 36.1 56.7 55.9   55.2 63.3 55.6   60.0 84.0 53.8
Guzman 9.4 60.7 58.8 75.0 80.0 61.3 60.3 65.1   62.3 100.0   59.0 76.3 76.0
Lehrmann 13.8 51.9 57.6 45.0 76.2 54.7 54.5 54.5 54.5       66.7 73.5 68.4
O'Neill -- 71.4 85.7 42.9 100.0 71.4 42.9 50.0 80.0     --      
Brister                              
Boyd 18.9 32.4 12.5     31.4 51.5 52.8 44.4 57.1       41.7 26.9
Devine 11.1 76.5 75.0     76.5 75.0 70.6 68.8 87.5     66.7   63.6
Brown -- 88.9       88.9 88.9 66.7 77.8 75.0     87.5 66.7  

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%.)