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

Showing the 2010-2019 Terms
(September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2019)

  Hecht Jefferson Wainwright Medina Green Johnson Willett Guzman Lehrmann O'Neill Brister Boyd Devine Brown Blacklock Busby
Hecht   87.5 88.5 85.7 95.3 81.8 85.1 92.4 79.5 100.0   71.4 87.9 90.4 86.7 0.0
Jefferson 96.6   73.9 95.8 96.6 79.3 92.9 88.5 90.9 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0      
Wainwright 88.2 87.5   70.6 93.8 100.0 76.5 93.3 73.3 50.0            
Medina 100.0 90.0 94.7   85.0 77.8 90.0 89.5 88.2 100.0            
Green 92.8 88.9 100.0 86.4   95.0 90.6 91.7 89.8 85.7   88.0 93.9 97.6 92.9 83.3
Johnson 93.3 89.3 100.0 78.3 98.3   88.0 92.6 81.1 100.0   82.9 91.9 96.7 87.5  
Willett 95.8 91.7 93.8 81.2 100.0 89.8   91.7 90.2 83.3   75.8 90.9 95.5    
Guzman 91.5 79.2 100.0 100.0 94.4 90.5 91.1   86.8 100.0   83.6 98.2 97.9 84.6 100.0
Lehrmann 88.9 94.1 90.0 90.0 87.1 82.1 88.9 90.3       88.5 96.2 86.7 80.0 100.0
O'Neill 100.0 100.0 50.0 100.0 100.0 50.0 66.7 100.0                
Brister                                
Boyd 94.9 100.0     94.9 100.0 92.0 92.3 94.9       97.4 89.2 90.9 100.0
Devine 95.6 100.0     93.3 86.5 84.8 92.9 93.3     83.7   82.5 100.0 100.0
Brown 92.5       95.0 81.8 76.9 94.9 81.1     81.1 82.5   90.0 100.0
Blacklock 100.0       100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0     100.0 100.0 100.0   100.0
Busby 100.0       100.0     100.0 100.0     100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0  

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%.)