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Voting-affinity data
for the 2014-2018 Terms
(September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2018)

Boyd
Boyd
Devine
Devine

In 2014-2018, they participated together in 305 signed decisions

Joined the same opinions 242/305 79.3%
Different opinions, same judgment 23/305 7.5%
Agreed on judgment 265/305 86.9%
Disagreed on judgment 40/305 13.1%

And 114 of those led to split (non-unanimous) opinions

Joined the same opinions 51/114 44.7%
Different opinions, same judgment 23/114 20.2%
Agreed on judgment 74/114 64.9%
Disagreed on judgment 40/114 35.1%
 

Within those 114 cases that had some split opinions:

51 cases:
Joined the same opinions

23 cases:
Some divergence on opinions

40 cases:
Disagreed about the judgment