SCOTUS to release 24 opinions by end of term

The U.S. Supreme Court began hearing cases for the 2018 term on October 1, 2018, and wrapped up oral arguments on April 24, 2019. As of June 10, the court has issued opinions in 45 of the 69 cases this term, meaning the court has 24 opinions to deliver before the end of the term.
 
At this time in 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court had issued opinions in 42 of 63 cases. The court had not issued opinions in 21 cases.
 
Outstanding opinions by month of oral argument:
 
2018-2019 term
(current term)
 
October: One opinion
November: Two opinions
December: One opinion
January: Two opinions
February: Three opinions
March: Seven opinions
April:  Eight opinions
 
2017-2018 term
(last term)
October: One opinion
November: One opinion
December: None
January: Two opinions
February: Six opinions
March: Two opinions
April: Nine opinions
 
Outstanding opinions by circuit:
 
2018-2019 term
(current term)
2nd Circuit: Four opinions
3rd Circuit: One opinion
4th Circuit: Three opinions
5th Circuit: One opinion
6th Circuit: One opinion
8th Circuit: One opinion
9th Circuit: One opinion
10th Circuit: Two opinions
11th Circuit: Two opinions
Federal Circuit: Two opinions
State/other: Six opinions
 
2017-2018 term
(last term)
1st Circuit: One opinion
2nd Circuit: Two opinions
6th Circuit: One opinion
7th Circuit: Two opinions
8th Circuit: One opinion
9th Circuit: Two opinions
10th Circuit: One opinion
11th Circuit: Two opinions
Federal Circuit: One opinion
D.C. Circuit: One opinion
State/other: Six opinions
Original jurisdiction cases: One opinion
 
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