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What's Law Got to Do With It?
(Perspectives on Politics, 2004)
The authors of this fascinating study modestly disclaim its significance, yet suggest that the results prove their model a success. As a legal expert, I have a rather different perspective on the results. I look at the ...
The Most Dangerous Justice Rides into the Sunset
(Constitutional Commentary, 2007)
In this essay, our third and last in a series, we employ our previously developed techniques to measure the power of the Justices in the Rehnquist Court over its full 11 year run. Once again, Justice Kennedy rises to the ...
The Most Dangerous Justice Rides Again: Revisiting the Power Pageant of the Justices
(Minnesota Law Review, 2001)
Who is the most powerful Supreme Court Justice? In 1996 we measured voting power on the Court according to each Justice's ability to form five-member coalitions. From the set of all coalitions formed by the Court during ...