Tag Archives: Legal citation studies

Lupu and Fowler: Strategic Citations to Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Dr. Yonatan Lupu of George Washington University and Professor Dr. James H. Fowler of the University of California San Diego, have published Strategic Citations to Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court, Journal of Legal Studies, 42, 151-186 (2013). Here … Continue reading

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Torres: Link Rot and Internet-Citation Practices of the Texas Appellate Courts

Associate Dean Dr. Arturo Torres of Texas Tech University has published Is Link Rot Destroying Stare Decisis as We Know It? The Internet-Citation Practice of the Texas Appellate Courts, Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, 13(2), 269-299 (2012). Here is … Continue reading

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Neale: Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law

Thom Neale, JD, of the Sunlight Foundation has published Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law, Journal of Open Access to Law, 1(1) (2013). Here is the abstract: This study uses simple statistical and functional analysis in conjunction with network analysis … Continue reading

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Neale: Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law, using CanLII data

Thom Neale, JD, has published Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law (Canadian Legal Information Institute, 2013). Here is a summary of the report: This study uses simple statistical and functional analysis in conjunction with network analysis algorithms to examine the … Continue reading

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Articles on legal information or decision making in new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies

The new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (10(2), June 2013) includes several articles on legal information or decision making: Doug Williams: Do Racial Preferences Affect Minority Learning in Law Schools? Andreas Glöckner and Christoph Engel: Can We Trust … Continue reading

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Bommarito, Katz, and Isaacs: An Empirical Survey of the Population of United States Tax Court Written Decisions

Michael J. Bommarito II and Daniel Martin Katz, both of the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Complex Systems and Computational Legal Studies, and Jillian Isaacs-See of BDO USA, LLP, have published An Empirical Survey of the Population … 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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Bommarito et al. on Distance Measures for Dynamic Citation Networks

Michael James Bommarito II, Daniel Martin Katz, & Jon Zelner, all of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Center for Study of Complex Systems, & Professor James H. Fowler of the University of California, San Diego, Department of Political … Continue reading

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