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Historical Development of Supreme Court Research

About: The article was published on 2017-10-02 and is currently open access. It has received 2 citations till now. The article focuses on the topics: Supreme court.
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TL;DR: This article provided a new perspective on judicial behavior, looking "off the board" to understand the behavior of the U.S. Supreme Court and found that justices on the Supreme Court strategically respond to public opinion but rarely shape public opinion.
Abstract: Scholars believe that justices on the U.S. Supreme Court strategically respond to—but rarely shape—public opinion. This article provides a new perspective on judicial behavior. Looking “off the ben...

21 citations


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  • ...Justices likely use speeches for a mixture of personal and instrumental reasons (Krewson and Owens 2017)....

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors explain why justices use emotional appeals in their opinions using a theory based on conflict and audience, arguing that in non-salient cases, justices primarily speak to legal aud...
Abstract: Why do justices use emotional appeals in their opinions? I explain this strategic decision using a theory based on conflict and audience. In non-salient cases, justices primarily speak to legal aud...

3 citations


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  • ...…evidence that factors such as self-representation, personality, power motivations, law, and personal reasons lead justices to behave in ways that cannot be explained by policy preferences alone (see Krewson and Owens 2017). understanding variation in opinion content is that of “audience.”...

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