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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 26.3   5.9 -- 16.7 37.5 38.9 11.8 5.6 25.0
O'Neill 38.1 4.8   33.3 4.8 9.5 50.0 23.8 9.5 10.0
Jefferson 18.2 9.1 45.5   18.2 9.1 27.3 40.0 27.3 10.0
Wainwright 41.7 -- 27.3 10.0   10.0 9.1 -- 45.5 14.3
Brister 27.8 23.5 38.9 27.8 5.6   38.9 5.9 -- 26.7
Medina -- -- 50.0 33.3 25.0 --   -- 25.0 --
Green 16.7 16.7 20.0 50.0 16.7 -- --   60.0 16.7
Johnson 22.2 11.8 -- 23.5 25.0 -- 29.4 26.7   13.3
Willett 36.4 55.6 10.0 10.0 40.0 10.0 10.0 -- 20.0  

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%.)