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Voting-affinity data
for the 2017 Term
(September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017)

Boyd
Boyd
Hecht
Hecht

In 2017, they participated together in 60 signed decisions

Joined the same opinions 49/60 81.7%
Different opinions, same judgment 3/60 5.0%
Agreed on judgment 52/60 86.7%
Disagreed on judgment 8/60 13.3%

And 16 of those led to split (non-unanimous) opinions

Joined the same opinions 5/16 31.2%
Different opinions, same judgment 3/16 18.8%
Agreed on judgment 8/16 50.0%
Disagreed on judgment 8/16 50.0%
 

Within those 16 cases that had some split opinions: