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Samples Articles on Judicial Behavior
Using information from Supreme Court Database
- Lee Petherbridge and David L. Schwartz, An Empirical Assessment of the Supreme Court’s Use of Legal Scholarship, 106 Northwestern University Law Review 995 (2012).
- Yonatan Lupu and James H. Fowler, Strategic Citations to Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court, 42 Journal of Legal Studies 151 (2013).
Using information from Bureau of Justice Statistics
- Thomas H. Cohen, Donald J. Farole, Appeals of Civil Trials Concluded in 2005 (2011)
- Thomas Cohen, Ron Malega, State Court Organization, 2011 (2013)
Using information from State Supreme Courts
- Megan Annitto, Juvenile Justice on Appeal, 66 University of Miami Law Review 671 (2012)
- Morgan Molinoff, Note,The Age of (Guilt or) Innocence: Using ADR to Reform New York’s Juvenile Justice System in the Wake of Miller v. Alabama, 15 Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution 297 (2013)
- Julia L. Torti, Note, Accounting for Punishment in Proportionality Review, 88 New York University Law Review 1908 (2013)
- Drew Desilver, Chart of the Week: Supreme Court justices – who aggress with whom?, Fact Tank, June 28, 2013.
Using information from Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
- William M. Janssen, Led Blindly: Once Circuit’s Struggle to Faithfully Apply the U.S. Supreme Courts Religious Symbols Constitutional Analysis, 116 West Virginia Law Review 33 (2013)
- Marin K. Levy, Judging the Flood of Litigation, 80 University of Chicago Law Review 1007 (2013)
Model Code of Judicial Conduct for Federal Administrative Law Judges. Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary, 10 (2) (1990)
- Dale A. Nance and Scott B. Morris, An Empirical Assessment of Presentation Formats for Trace Evidence with a Relatively Large and Quantifiable Random Match Probability, 42 Jurimetrics 403 (2002)
- Raymond Shih Ray Ku, Jiayang Sun, and Yiying Fan, Does Copyright Law Promote Creativity – An Empirical Analysis of Copyright’s Bounty, 62 Vanderbilt Law Review 1667 (2009)
The Judge: Motivations, Careers, & Performance
- J. Mark Ramseyer and Eric B. Rasmusen, Why Are Japanese Judges So Conservative in Politically Charged Cases?, 95 American Political Science Review, 331 (2001)
Judicial Independence and Dependence
- Daniel M. Klerman and Paul G. Mahoney, The Value of Judicial Independence: Evidence from Eighteenth Century England, 7 American Law and Economics Review 1 (2005)
Opinions and Precedent
- Michael Abramowicz and Emerson H. Tiller, Citation to Legislative History: Empirical Evidence on Positive Political and Contextual Theories of Judicial Decision Making, 38 Journal of Legal Studies 419 (2009)
- Paul J. Wahlbeck, James F. Spriggs and Forrest Maltzman, Marshalling the Court: Bargaining and Accommodation on the United States Supreme Court, 42 American Journal of Political Science 294 (1998)
The Hierarchy of Justice
- Gregory A. Caldeira, John R. Wright and Christopher J.W. Zorn, Sophisticated Voting and Gate-Keeping in the Supreme Court, 15 Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 549 (1999)
Executives and Legislatures
- Joseph L. Smith and Emerson H. Tiller, The Strategy of Judging: Evidence from Administrative Law, 31 Journal of Legal Studies 61 (2002)
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