Tag Archives: Judges’ legal information behavior

Epstein, Landes, and Posner: The Behavior of Federal Judges: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice

Professor Dr. Lee Epstein, Professor Dr. William M. Landes, and Senior Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner, have published The Behavior of Federal Judges: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice (Harvard University Press, 2013). Here is the publisher’s description: … Continue reading

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Gazal-Ayal & Sulitzeanu-Kenan on Ethnic In-Group Bias in Judicial Decisions

Dr. Oren Gazal-Ayal of the University of Haifa Faculty of Law, and Dr. Raanan Sulitzeanu-Kenan of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Political Science Department and Federmann School of Public Policy, have published Let My People Go: Ethnic In-Group Bias in … Continue reading

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Schwartz & Petherbridge on The Use of Legal Scholarship by the Federal Courts of Appeals: An Empirical Study

Professor David L. Schwartz of the Chicago-Kent College of Law and Professor Dr. Lee Petherbridge of Loyola Law School Los Angeles have posted a working paper entitled The Use of Legal Scholarship by the Federal Courts of Appeals: An Empirical … Continue reading

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Originalism 2.0 Conference at Penn Law

[NOTE: Videos of several of the panels are now available.] Originalism 2.0: The 2010 National Student Symposium of the Federalist Society, was held 26-27 February 2010 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Click here … Continue reading

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Tamanah, Beyond the Formalist-Realist Divide: The Role of Politics in Judging

Professor Brian Z. Tamanaha of St. John’s University School of Law has published Beyond the Formalist-Realist Divide: The Role of Politics in Judging (2009). Here is the abstract: “According to conventional wisdom in American legal culture, the 1870s to 1920s … Continue reading

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