Supreme Court of Texas Blog

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

Showing the 2014-2018 Terms
(September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2018)

  Solo Hecht Green Johnson Willett Guzman Lehrmann Boyd Devine Brown Jefferson Blacklock
Hecht 5.4   87.3 63.6 73.3 78.2 61.5 55.6 71.4 83.3 0.0 75.0
Green 0.0 92.5   83.8 89.7 83.8 79.5 80.0 85.0 97.4 100.0 85.7
Johnson 13.5 53.8 61.5   59.5 52.1 62.7 68.6 53.8 60.0   44.4
Willett 12.8 68.4 65.8 59.5   59.0 71.1 51.4 71.8 62.9    
Guzman 17.5 60.3 60.3 51.6 61.5   59.7 52.5 65.1 71.2 0.0 57.1
Lehrmann 16.4 63.0 60.0 63.6 65.9 61.8   69.8 76.4 64.7 0.0 50.0
Boyd 14.1 40.0 41.4 62.1 55.4 45.1 63.8   52.1 36.2   66.7
Devine 9.1 76.7 70.5 71.4 73.0 75.0 81.4 70.7   61.9   50.0
Brown 5.0 79.5 85.0 71.1 71.0 86.5 70.3 69.4 67.5     100.0
Jefferson                        
Blacklock 14.3 71.4 71.4 100.0   85.7 71.4 71.4 71.4 85.7    

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%.)