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Jan 20, 2009
Lee Epstein; Valerie Hoekstra; Jeffrey A. Segal; Harold J. Spaeth, 2009, "Replication data for: Do Political Preferences Change? A Longitudinal Study of U.S. Supreme Court Justices", hdl:1902.1/10335, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:O7He3tbeFueq7b9AgIQ2sQ==
Do the political preferences of U.S. Supreme Court justices change over time? Judicial specialists are virtually unanimous in their response: The occasional anomaly not withstanding, most jurists evince consistent behavior over the course of their careers. Still, for all the rese...
Jan 20, 2009
Christina L. Boyd; Lee Epstein; Andrew D. Martin, 2009, "Replication data for: Untangling the Causal Effects of Sex on Judging", hdl:1902.1/10334, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:KPOSDlHIMQWvGIPy/5j1yA==
We enter the debate over the role of sex in judging by addressing the two predominant empirical questions it raises: whether male and female judges decide cases distinctly ("individual effects") and whether the presence of a female judge on a panel causes her male colleagues to b...
Jan 20, 2009
Lee Epstein; Jeffrey A. Segal, 2009, "Replication data for: Trumping the First Amendment", hdl:1902.1/10330, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:7R5iZlk4gyeBrX64vCiUug==
Our primary goal in this article is to assess whether the relationship between the ideology of Supreme Court justices and their support for the First Amendment guarantees of speech, press, assembly, and association has declined, such that left-of-center justices no longer consist...
Jan 20, 2009
Jeffrey A. Segal; Harold J. Spaeth; Lee Epstein; Thomas G. Walker, 2009, "Replication data for: The Supreme Court Compendium (4th ed.)", hdl:1902.1/10323, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:VVfYs9IM7Dg1YdW5WD1i9A==
The Supreme Court Compendium is the only reference that presents historical and statistical information on all important aspects of the U.S. Supreme Court, including its history, development as an institution, the justices’ backgrounds, nominations, and confirmations, and the Cou...
Jan 20, 2009
Nancy Staudt; Lee Epstein; Peter Wiedenbeck; René Lindstädt; Ryan J. Vander Wielen, 2009, "Replication data for: Judging Statutes: Interpretive Regimes", hdl:1902.1/10327, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:1UhSsWZtk7M5aPFABu0SDA==
Scholars, judges, and commentators have long puzzled over the best method to locate the meaning of a statute. The importance of this project has prompted countless theorists to devise competing modes of interpretation that rely on various forms of evidence, including statutory te...
Jan 20, 2009
Lee Epstein; Jack Knight; Olga Shvetsova, 2009, "Replication data for: Comparing Judicial Selection Systems", hdl:1902.1/10326, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:fgV35NJrjDXdddakCY6wsQ==
Assuming that we desire to design formal rules that would maximize the attainment of the aims of creating a distinguished and independent bench, what would those rules look like? To address this question, we need not create new rules out of whole cloth. For the world’s democracie...
Jan 20, 2009
Lee Epstein; Jack Knight; Andrew D. Martin, 2009, "Replication data for: Constitutional Interpretation from a Strategic Perspective", hdl:1902.1/10342, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:V0eJcy7jUnmti9Rq8XrdHw==
In the late 1950s, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two major constitutional cases that touched on a similar topic- the rights of witnesses to refuse to answer questions put to them by congressional committees investigating subversive activities in America. In the first, Watkins v....
Jan 20, 2009
Andrew D. Martin; Kevin Quinn; Lee Epstein, 2009, "Replication data for: The Median Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court", hdl:1902.1/10329, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:p8SzZMIrbGYrxmjznNhG+w==
Black's "Median Voter Theorem" now figures prominently and crucially in a wide array of research on the United States Supreme Court, from studies on the nomination and confirmation of Justices, to investigations into the Court's resolution of disputes, to analyses of its impact o...
Jan 20, 2009
Lee Epstein; Jeffrey A. Segal; Harold J. Spaeth, 2009, "Replication data for: The Norm of Consensus on the U.S. Supreme Court", hdl:1902.1/10325, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:V0nRgXxmxc4Llz4nuSgNBA==
For four decades scholars have sought to explain the rise of dissensus on the U.S. Supreme Court. While the specific explanations they offer vary, virtually all rest on a common story: During the 19th (and into the 20th) century, the Supreme Court followed a norm of consensus. Th...
Jan 20, 2009
Lee Epstein; Jack Knight; Olga Shvetsova, 2009, "Replication data for: Selecting Selection Systems", hdl:1902.1/10332, Harvard Dataverse, V1, UNF:3:o4h2iopYujJ/IWj3N7/S5w==
Why do societies choose particular institutions of judicial selection and retention? Why do they formally alter those choices? We attempt to address these questions, first, by assessing what we can only call the standard story of judicial selection systems. On this explanation, t...
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