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Of Time and Judicial Behavior

United States Supreme Court Agenda Setting and Decision-Making, 1888-1997

by Drew Noble Lanier

  • 168 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Susquehanna University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courts & procedure,
  • 20th century,
  • Legal History,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States.,
  • Law,
  • USA,
  • Courts - Supreme Court,
  • General,
  • Constitutional history,
  • Judicial process,
  • Supreme Court,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8746688M
    ISBN 101575910675
    ISBN 109781575910673

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It concludes that we are far from understanding why judges choose the positions they take in by: Judicial behavior refers to what courts and judges do. The extent to which judges choose to move beyond their policy preferences divides the field of law and politics.

Normatively, influences over what judges ought to do include evaluating legal rules such as precedent or legislative intent in an attempt to find the best answers to cases before them.

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Judicial Behavior and Policymaking introduces students to the politics of judging, exploring why judges make the decisions they do, who has the power to influence judicial decision-making, and what the consequences of court decisions are for policymaking.

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of the judicial utility function has become more nuanced and sophis-ticated, and it now provides a single theory for understanding judicial behavior, which takes into consider-ation the many theories, methodolo-gies, and approaches that have been proposed previously by academics and judges.

His model is of the judge The Behavior of federal Judges. This book examines the major issues in the debates over how best to understand judicial behavior and assesses what we actually know about how judges decide cases.

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Herman Pritchett is probably unfamiliar to many in the law community, but he was a very famous political scientist; a prolific scholar; 1 a great citizen of the University of Chicago, where he spent much of his career; 2 and a leader in the profession, serving as the president of the American Political Science Association.3File Size: KB.

The Behavior of Federal Judges sets out to be the definitive book on the subject of judicial behavior. The authors establish a new mainstream in this exciting field—a unified model of judicial behavior that incorporates legal, economic, and political : Harvard.

But the school of legal realism lacked both an articulated model of judicial behavior and the data and empirical methodology required to test such a model. These tools are now available, and we build with them in this book, hoping to augment the existing social-scientific literature on judicial behavior.

The authors assert that “this book is the fullest statistical study of judicial behavior of which we are aware (and the only one, we believe, to consider all three levels of the federal judiciary and their interactions to be thoroughly grounded in a realistic conception of judicial incentives and constraints)” (p).

The Puzzle of Judicial Behavior. Book Description: From local trial courts to the United States Supreme Court, judges' decisions affect the fates of individual litigants and the fate of the nation as a whole.

Scholars have long discussed and debated explanations of judicial behavior. This book examines the major issues in the debates over how. The Pioneers of Judicial Behavior will be of interest to graduate students in the law and courts field, political scientists interested in the philosophy of social science and the history of the discipline, legal practitioners and researchers, and political commentators interested in academic theorizing about public policy : Table of Contents.

Introduction: Understanding Judicial Behavior—A Work in Progress Robert M. Howard and Kirk A. 1: Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives Attitudinal Model Jeffrey A. Segal and Alan J. Champlin and Politics in Judicial and Supreme Court Decision-Making J.

Mitchell Pickerill and Christopher Brough 3. The ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF JUDICIAL BEHAVIOR is a must-read for anyone in the judicial behavior field, and for many teachers and scholars in related fields. The book will be of particular relevance to any current or future graduate students in the law and courts field.

This research showed, using a linear decision model, that judicial decision-making is a function of the likelihood of appeal and reversal. Sala and Spriggs () also used a game theory model – spatial voting model – to show where the attitudinal and separation-of-powers models of judicial behavior have diverged.

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Supreme Court across a period that encompasses several wars, a Great Depression, a president's attempt to pack the. ] STUDY OF JUDICIAL BEHAVIOR INTRODUCTION The name C. Herman Pritchett is probably unfamiliar to many in the law community, but he was a very famous political scientist; a prolific scholar; 1 a great citizen of the University of Chicago, where he spent much of his career; 2 and a leader in the profession, serving as the president of the American Political Science Association.3Cited by: 2.

NATIION TIME Judicial Research, Inc. Box P. Box Sharon Hill, Pa. Novem Hon. Arlen Specter United State Senate Washington, DC Dear Senator Specter: According to.

The judicial system, whether state or federal, begins with a court of first instance, is appealed to an appellate court, and then ends at the court of last resort. [31] In France, the final authority on the interpretation of the law is the Council of State for administrative cases, and the Court of Cassation for civil and criminal cases.

Judicial “emotion regulation”would, in fact, improve judicial behavior as well as the quality of would strengthen the working relationship between the bench and bar-that is. The Pioneers of Judicial Behavior offers an intellectual history of an earlier, "pioneering" generation of scholars to delineate key questions about the nature of judicial decision-making.

The volume critically assesses the contributions of fifteen foundational judicial scholars: Cook, Corwin, Dahl, Danelski, Howard, Mason, McCloskey, Murphy, Pritchett, Rhode, Schubert, Shapiro, Spaeth Cited by: The chapters in this handbook reflect on aspects of judicial decision-making in U.S.

courts, with a focus on the factors and institutional dynamics that shape the choices judges make. The authors have provided chapters that describe existing research on multiple aspects of the decision-making process and environment, including chapters on judicial appointments and elections, court personnel.Book Description: InThe Pioneers of Judicial Behavior,prominent political scientists critically examine the contributions to the field of public law of the pioneering scholars of judicial behavior: C.

Hermann Pritchett, Glendon Schubert, S. Sidney Ulmer, Harold J. Spaeth, Joseph Tanenhaus, Beverly Blair Cook, Walter F. Murphy, J. Woodward Howard, David J. Danelski, David Rohde, Edward S.