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Kane: Measuring the Influence of Amici in State Supreme Courts

Jenna Becker Kane of Temple University presented a paper entitled Measuring the Influence of Amici in State Supreme Courts, at APSA 2013. Here is the abstract: Despite well documented proof that both the number and diversity of amicus participation in … Continue reading

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Shaffer: Using NLP to measure executive discretion provided for by constitutions and statutes

Robert Shaffer of the University of Texas will present a paper entitled Power in Text: Grammar and Language in Comparative Delegation, this week at APSA 2013. Here is the abstract: Throughout the political science and legal literatures, scholars often use … Continue reading

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Papers on computational legislative studies at APSA 2013

At least three papers on computational legislative studies will be given at a program on New Methodologies in Legislative Studies, chaired by Professor Dr. Will Lowe of Harvard University, to be held 13 August 2013 at APSA 2013: The American … Continue reading

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