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

Showing the 2017-2020 Terms
(September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2020)

  Solo Hecht Green Johnson Willett Guzman Lehrmann Boyd Devine Brown Blacklock Busby Bland
Hecht 22.2   55.6 0.0 50.0 14.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 66.7 57.1 0.0 0.0
Green 0.0 80.0   0.0   20.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Johnson 0.0 10.0 30.0   0.0 22.2 44.4 70.0 0.0 20.0 0.0    
Willett 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 0.0      
Guzman 75.0 25.0 0.0 0.0     0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0  
Lehrmann 66.7 0.0 0.0 33.3 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0    
Boyd 39.1 8.7 8.7 54.5 33.3 5.0 27.3   13.0 0.0 23.5 0.0 0.0
Devine 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0   100.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0    
Brown 0.0 0.0 0.0     0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0   100.0 100.0  
Blacklock 16.7 0.0 16.7 100.0   16.7 16.7 50.0 0.0 50.0   0.0 33.3
Busby                          
Bland 50.0 0.0 0.0     0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0  

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%.)