Citizens, courts, and confirmations : positivity theory and the judgments of the American people /
- Publication info:
- Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- Citizens, courts, and confirmations : positivity theory and the judgments of the American people / James L. Gibson and Gregory A. Caldeira.
- Main Author:
- Gibson, James L., 1951-
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Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2009
- Physical Description:
xiv, 178 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -174) and index.
Table of Contents
- Introduction : the public and Supreme Court nominations
- Knowing about courts
- The popular legitimacy of the United States Supreme Court
- Institutional loyalty, positivity bias, and the Alito nomination
- A dynamic test of the positivity bias hypothesis
- Concluding thoughts, theory, and policy
- Appendix A. Survey design : the 2005 survey
- Appendix B. The representativeness of the panel sample
- Appendix C. The Supreme Court and the U.S. presidential election of 2000 : wounds, self-inflicted or otherwise? / James L. Gibson, Gregory A. Caldeira, and Lester Kenyatta Spence