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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 17.2   15.8 7.7 38.5 28.6 14.3 39.3 22.2 7.7 --   13.3 26.7 55.6
Jefferson 10.5 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 25.0 -- -- --   -- -- -- 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 52.6 12.1 -- 5.3 -- -- 6.2   3.1 26.7 --   16.7 50.0 --
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 41.4 -- 18.8 -- 63.6 3.7 10.7 7.1 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 50.0 22.2 --     10.0 22.2 22.2 -- 33.3     25.0   --
Brown 28.6 --       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%.)