Tag Archives: Legal decisionmaking

Katz, Bommarito, and Blackman: Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: A General Approach

Daniel Martin Katz, Michael Bommarito, and Josh Blackman have posted a working paper entitled Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: A General Approach. Here is the abstract: Building upon developments in theoretical and applied machine … Continue reading

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Zorn: Decision Making in the Federal Judicial Hierarchy: Data Toward A Theory

Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn of Penn State University has posted slides of his presentation entitled Decision Making in the Federal Judicial Hierarchy: Data Toward A Theory, given 1 March 2014 at CAPR 2014: Annual Conference of the Center for American … Continue reading

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Parker-Stephen and Zorn: Predictive Analytics for Substantive and Operational Decisions in Law

Dr. Evan Parker-Stephen and Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn, both of Lawyer Metrics LLC, have posted slides of their presentation entitled Predictive Analytics for Substantive and Operational Decisions, given 26 February 2014 at the Forum on Legal Evolution, in New York … Continue reading

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Papers on legal decision making or legal communication in new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies

The new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (volume 10, issue 4) contains several articles on legal decision making or legal communication: Bryan C. McCannon: Prosecutor Elections, Mistakes, and Appeals Frank McIntyre, Shima Baradaran: Race, Prediction, and Pretrial Detention … Continue reading

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Bouhnik and Deshen: Involvement of Israeli Adolescents in Illegal Downloading of Music from Internet

Dr. Dan Bouhnik, and Dr. Mor Deshen, both of Bar-Ilan University, presented a paper entitled The Involvement of Israeli Adolescents in Illegal Downloading of Music from the Internet, on 4 November 2013, at ASIST 2013 in Montréal. Here is the … Continue reading

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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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Escresa and Garoupa on Judicial Decision Making on the Philippine Supreme Court, an Empirical Analysis 1986-2010

Dr. Laarni Escresa of Institut für Recht und Ökonomik der Universität Hamburg and Professor Dr. Nuno Garoupa of the University of Illinois College of Law, have published Judicial Politics in Unstable Democracies: The Case of the Philippine Supreme Court, an … Continue reading

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