What's law got to do with it? : what judges do, why they do it, and what's at stake /
- Publication info:
- Stanford, California : Stanford Law and Politics, , ©2011.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- What's law got to do with it? : what judges do, why they do it, and what's at stake / edited by Charles Gardner Geyh.
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Stanford, California : Stanford Law and Politics, 2011
- Portion of Title:
- What judges do, why they do it, and what's at stake
- Item Description:
The papers presented in this text are based on a conference held at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in March of 2009.
- Physical Description:
xi, 355 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents
- Introduction : so what does law have to do with it? / Charles Gardner Geyh
- What's law got to do with it : thoughts from "the realm of political science" / Jeffrey A. Segal
- On the study of judicial behaviors : of law, politics, science and humility / Stephen B. Burbank
- Law and policy : more and less than a dichotomy / Lawrence Baum
- Law is politics / Frank B. Cross
- Path dependence in studies of legal decision making / Eileen Braman, J. Mitchell Pickerill
- Looking for law in all the wrong places : some suggestions for modeling legal decision-making / Barry Friedman, Andrew D. Martin
- Stare decisis as reciprocity norm / Stefanie A. Lindquist
- How judicial elections are like other elections and what that means for the rule of law / Matthew J. Streb
- On the cataclysm of judicial elections and other popular antidemocratic myths / Melinda Gann Hall
- Are judicial elections democracy-enhancing? / David Pozen
- Judging the politics of judging : are politicians in robes inevitably illegitimate? / James L. Gibson
- The rule of law is dead! Long live the rule of law! / Keith J. Bybee
- Three views from the bench / Frank Sullivan, Nancy Vaidik, Sarah Evans Barker.