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Strategic Behavior At The Certiorari Stage Of The Supreme Court Of The United States 2016 1072 The Supreme Court of the United States is the most insulated institution in the federal government. Scholars suggest that justices on the Court engage in strategic behavior, rather than sincere judicial behavior. The certiorari stage is a particular ...
The Influence Of Amicus Curiae Briefs On Dissents From Denial And The Opinion Of The Court 2021 184 This research demonstrates the influence amicus curiae briefs have on dissents from denial and opinions of the Court. Further, I aim to discover if dissents from denials are influenced by amicus curiae briefs more than opinions of the Court. Amicus c...
The Effect Of Oral Argument On Public Perceptions Of Supreme Court Legitimacy 2018 215 The existing literature on Supreme Court legitimacy suggests that factors such as ideology, political sophistication, judicial symbols, and majority size alter public perception of institutional legitimacy. The Court’s most observable component of th...
Not Just A Game: The Impact Of Penn State Football On Judicial Sentencing In Pennsylvania 2018 208 This paper explores the impact of sports on judicial decision making. I measure the impact of positive and negative emotional shocks resulting from Pennsylvania State Football game outcomes on judicial disposition by measuring the lengths of criminal...
Language Complexity And The Supreme Court Decision To Grant Certiorari 2019 312 Each term 8,000 cases are submitted to the Supreme Court seeking certiorari; a mere 1% of these petitions are granted to be orally argued before the Court. Amicus curiae briefs are often filed in hopes of improving the chances of receiving a favorabl...