Tag Archives: Statistical methods in legal communication studies

Yavorosky: Predicting the effect of public comments on administrative rules

Bart Mykolas Yavorosky has posted the full text of his Ph.D. dissertation entitled Comparing Apples: Predicting the effect of public comments on administrative rules (Virginia Tech, 2014). Here is the abstract: This dissertation addresses three questions about administrative rulemaking: Do … 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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Hinkle et al.: Theory & Empirical Analysis of Strategic Word Choice in District Court Opinions

Rachael K. Hinkle, JD, and Professor Dr. Andrew D. Martin, both of Washington University Department of Political Science, and colleagues, have published A Positive Theory and Empirical Analysis of Strategic Word Choice in District Court Opinions, Journal of Legal Analysis, … Continue reading

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Legal Communication Papers @ NCA 2012

Many papers on legal communication were presented at NCA 2012: The 98th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, held November 15-18, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Here is a list of those I could identify. For abstracts and full … Continue reading

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Peppers, Vigilante, and Zorn on Measuring the Politics of Judicial Designation

Professor Dr. Todd C. Peppers of Washington and Lee School of Law, Dr. Katherine Vigilante of Emory University Oxford College, and Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn of Penn State University, have published Random Chance or Loaded Dice: The Politics of Judicial … Continue reading

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Finkelstein and Levin on Meta-Analysis of “Sparse” Data: Perspectives from the Avandia Cases

Michael O. Finkelstein of Columbia Law School and Professor Dr. Bruce Levin of Columbia University School of Public Health have published Meta-Analysis of “Sparse” Data: Perspectives from the Avandia Cases, Jurimetrics, 52(2) (2012). Here is the abstract: Combining the results … Continue reading

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