The Productivity Tables chart the production of published majority, concurring and dissenting opinions authored by each justice. The number shown for each year is the total number of opinions published between April 1 of the previous year and March 31 of the year indicated.

1. MAJORITY OPINIONS

JUSTICE

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

GEORGE

13

15

10

19

10

18

13 16 13

BAXTER

8

8

12

13

17

18

15 15 18

BROWN

6

13

18

17

14

22

16 19 22

CHIN

9

18

13

20

12

17

20 17 19

KENNARD

4

10

6

11

14

13

17 14 18

MOSK

17

21

14

13

21

2

MORENO

0

14 11 18

WERDEGAR

13

13

13

14

15

13

15 14 18

PER CUR.

4

2

2

2

1

4

0 1 1

TOTALS

80*

100

88

109

104

107

110 107 127

*Includes 3 opinions by Lucas, C.J., and 3 opinions by Arabian, J.

 

2. CONCURRING OPINIONS

JUSTICE

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

GEORGE

1

2

0

2

1

4

3 2 0

BAXTER

6

4

6

4

0

1

3 10 4

BROWN

1

6

6

2

7

7

15 8 4

CHIN

3

3

1

1

4

1

0 4 4

KENNARD

6

5

7

3

9

11

16 13 3

MOSK

16

16

15

12

11

2

MORENO

2

10 9 8

WERDEGAR

1

6

6

5

5

11

12 6 6

TOTALS

35*

42

41

29

38

39

59 52 29

RATIO**

2.3

2.4

2.1

3.8

2.7

2.7

1.9 2.1 4.4

*Includes 1 concurring opinion by Lucas, C.J.

**The ratio of concurring opinions to majority opinions. The number represents the number of majority opinions produced per each concurrence.

 

3. DISSENTING OPINIONS

JUSTICE

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

GEORGE

0

0

1

1

7

3

2 0 2

BAXTER

8

10

8

3

3

3

4 7 6

BROWN

6

9

15

14

8

6

12 14 9

CHIN

3

4

6

2

2

0

6 4 3

KENNARD

17

13

17

21

11

8

15 11 15

MOSK

16

17

13

19

11

3

MORENO

1

9 4 2

WERDEGAR

1

6

6

7

6

9

2 3 4

TOTALS

52*

59

66

67

48

33

50 43 41

*Includes 1 dissenting opinion by Arabian, J.