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Voting-affinity data
for the 2017-2020 Terms
(September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2020)

Hecht
Hecht
Blacklock
Blacklock

In 2017-2020, they participated together in 175 signed decisions

Joined the same opinions 150/175 85.7%
Different opinions, same judgment 2/175 1.1%
Agreed on judgment 157/175 89.7%
Disagreed on judgment 18/175 10.3%

And 38 of those led to at least one dissent from the judgment

Joined the same opinions 18/38 47.4%
Different opinions, same judgment 2/38 5.3%
Agreed on judgment 20/38 52.6%
Disagreed on judgment 18/38 47.4%
 

Within those 38 cases that had a dissent:

18 cases:
Joined the same opinions

18 cases:
Disagreed about the judgment