Supreme Court of Texas Blog: Legal Issues Before the Texas Supreme Court
<< Back to Voting Table

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

Devine
Devine
Hecht
Hecht

In 2017, they participated together in 66 signed decisions

Joined the same opinions 58/66 87.9%
Different opinions, same judgment 2/66 3.0%
Agreed on judgment 60/66 90.9%
Disagreed on judgment 6/66 9.1%

And 20 of those led to split (non-unanimous) opinions

Joined the same opinions 12/20 60.0%
Different opinions, same judgment 2/20 10.0%
Agreed on judgment 14/20 70.0%
Disagreed on judgment 6/20 30.0%
 

Within those 20 cases that had some split opinions:

12 cases:
Joined the same opinions