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Caseloads: Supreme Court of the United States, Method of Disposition, 1932-1969

October Term
By written opinions
(number of cases)
By per curiam opinions
(number of cases)
Denial or dismissal of certiorari
Denial of other applications
Miscellaneous Docket
1932
190
61
649
-
1933
180
96
732
-
1934
191
59
670
-
1935
187
72
717
-
1936
180
80
671
-
1937
180
102
724
-
1938
174
65
676
-
1939
151
97
690
-
1940
195
86
695
-
1941
175
201
787
-
1942
196
63
731
-
1943
154
56
749
-
1944
199
75
971
-
1945
173
45
943
131 
1946
190
66
1,106
154
1947
143
65
955
150
1948
147
91
948
235
1949
108
94
991
107
1950
114
77
881
121
1951
96
101
904
101
1952
122
71
970
104
1953
84
86
1,029
92
1954
86
102
1,026
126
1955
103
127
1,222
155
1956
112
134
1,248
153
1957
125
184
1,318
119
1958
116
135
1,357
123
1959
110
139
1,388
146
1960
125
157
1,499
125
1961
100
164
1,758
120
1962
129
259
1,776
156
1963
123
270
1,826
180
1964
103
172
1,718
178
1965
120
218
2,171
147
1966
132
270
2,293
188
1967
156
306
2,316
166
1968
116
230
2,586
168
1969
105
206
2,880
121
Sources:
1932-1939: Journal of the Supreme Court of the United States .
1940-1968: Annual Report of the Director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts , Table A-1.
1969: Journal of the Supreme Court of the United States.