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

Showing the 2010-2020 Terms
(September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2020)

  Solo Hecht Jefferson Wainwright Medina Green Johnson Willett Guzman Lehrmann O'Neill Brister Boyd Devine Brown Blacklock Busby Bland
Hecht 22.9   11.1 7.7 38.5 28.6 10.7 37.0 17.6 5.9 0.0   5.0 13.6 53.3 37.5 0.0 0.0
Jefferson 11.1 6.2   6.2 31.2 29.4 5.6 22.2 11.1 68.8 50.0   0.0 0.0        
Wainwright 46.2 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 58.3 10.0 8.3 0.0 0.0              
Medina 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 66.7                
Green 0.0 50.0 75.0 0.0 0.0   25.0 28.6 10.0 22.2     22.2 12.5 80.0 0.0 0.0  
Johnson 35.9 7.7 0.0 26.7 0.0 17.9   19.4 10.8 16.7 0.0   50.0 4.2 16.7 0.0    
Willett 54.1 11.8 0.0 5.3 0.0 0.0 9.1   3.0 29.0 0.0   15.4 46.7 7.7      
Guzman 36.8 5.4 10.0 25.0 44.4 5.3 2.9 12.9   26.3     6.9 17.2 21.7 0.0 100.0 0.0
Lehrmann 42.4 0.0 18.8 0.0 63.6 3.1 12.5 10.7 3.0       14.3 31.8 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
O'Neill 0.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0                  
Brister                                    
Boyd 31.8 3.2 0.0     3.1 31.9 33.3 11.1 36.5       13.8 2.0 27.3 0.0 0.0
Devine 45.5 10.0 0.0     0.0 20.0 25.0 22.2 30.0     11.1   0.0 0.0    
Brown 25.0 0.0       25.0 0.0 40.0 20.0 12.5     14.3 12.5   100.0 100.0  
Blacklock 18.2 11.1       11.1 100.0   20.0 11.1     30.0 27.3 40.0   14.3 25.0
Busby                                    
Bland 50.0 0.0       0.0     0.0 50.0     0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0  

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%.)