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Signals from the Executive

Michael A. Bailey and Forrest Maltzman

in The Constrained Court: Law, Politics, and the Decisions Justices Make

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151045
eISBN:
9781400840267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151045.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides general answers to questions about executive influence on the Court, which will help us to understand decision-making on the Court—what matters and when. It considers whether ... More


The Behavior of Advocates before the Supreme Court

Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court: An Empirical Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195368628
eISBN:
9780199867554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368628.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Despite opportunities for practice and feedback before making an appearance before the Court, some advocates make errors—everything from strategic errors to mistaking one justice for another. This ... More


Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court: An Empirical Approach

Lawrence Wrightsman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195368628
eISBN:
9780199867554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368628.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Of all the activities done by the Supreme Court justices as they form their decisions on important cases, the oral arguments are the only step in the process visible to the public. Despite this ... More


Predicting Votes from Oral Arguments

Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court: An Empirical Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195368628
eISBN:
9780199867554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368628.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Two recent studies have concluded that Supreme Court decisions can be anticipated by the behavior of justices during the oral arguments, specifically that in the vast majority of cases (85%–90%) the ... More


Persuasion in the Decision Making of U.S. Supreme Court Justices

Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in The Psychology of Judicial Decision Making

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195367584
eISBN:
9780199776917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367584.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter proposes that persuasion is more effective in influencing votes in certain types of cases than others. A distinction is made between ideological (i.e., hot-button issue) cases and ... More


Rebuilding Institutions and Redefining Issues: The Reagan Justice Department and the Reconstruction of Civil Rights

Richard L. Pacelle

in Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that the Reagan administration applied three overarching strategies to use the courts to turn back the clock on civil rights: first, the replacement of federal judges with those ... More


Business, the Roberts Court, and the Solicitor General: A Further Exploration

Bradley W. Joondeph

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter in Business and the Roberts Court provides an empirical analysis of the Roberts Court’s decisions in business-related cases exploring whether there is an identifiable “probusiness” ... More


Advocacy Matters: Transforming the Court by Transforming the Bar

Richard J. Lazarus

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter in Business and the Roberts Court documents the emergence of a highly specialized, elite Supreme Court bar that disproportionately represents business interests. The Court grants the ... More


The 1980s Coram Nobis Cases

Eric K. Yamamoto

in In the Shadow of Korematsu: Democratic Liberties and National Security

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190878955
eISBN:
9780190878986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878955.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the Korematsu, Hirabayashi, and Yasui coram nobis reopenings of the World War II curfew and exclusion cases. The mid-1980s coram nobis courts made startling findings of ... More


Classical Liberal Constitutional Theory

Charles Fried

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Charles Fried, the Beneficial Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He served as Solicitor General of the United States during the Reagan presidency and ... More


Constitutionalism and the Westminster Model

Mike McConville and Luke Marsh

in The Myth of Judicial Independence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198822103
eISBN:
9780191861192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822103.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter evaluates the constitutional framework of the United Kingdom, revealing a disturbing new settlement of State power. In particular, it hones in on the ‘Westminster Model’ of government ... More


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