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

Showing the 2010-2017 Terms
(September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2017)

  Solo Hecht Jefferson Wainwright Medina Green Johnson Willett Guzman Lehrmann O'Neill Brister Boyd Devine Brown
Hecht 18.5   11.1 7.7 38.5 25.9 11.1 37.0 19.2 7.7 --   7.1 21.4 55.6
Jefferson 11.1 6.2   6.2 31.2 29.4 5.6 22.2 11.1 68.8 50.0   -- --  
Wainwright 46.2 -- --   -- -- 58.3 10.0 8.3 -- --        
Medina 33.3 -- -- --   -- -- -- 100.0 66.7          
Green -- 42.9 75.0 -- --   28.6 28.6 -- 33.3     20.0 20.0 66.7
Johnson 38.7 9.7 -- 26.7 -- 19.4   19.4 10.0 14.3 --   43.8 6.2 12.5
Willett 54.1 11.8 -- 5.3 -- -- 9.1   3.0 29.0 --   15.4 46.7 7.7
Guzman 35.5 3.3 10.0 25.0 44.4 6.5 3.2 12.9   22.6     9.1 18.2 29.4
Lehrmann 39.3 -- 18.8 -- 63.6 3.7 10.7 10.7 3.6       17.6 35.3 --
O'Neill -- -- 50.0 -- 100.0 -- -- -- --            
Brister                              
Boyd 27.5 -- --     -- 26.3 33.3 15.0 39.5       20.0 --
Devine 55.6 12.5 --     -- 25.0 25.0 -- 37.5     14.3   --
Brown 33.3 --       33.3 -- 40.0 25.0 16.7     -- --  

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%.)