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What's law got to do with it? : what judges do, why they do it, and what's at stake

Author: Charles Gardner Geyh
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011.
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This volume offers perspectives from political scientists, legal scholars, and practicing judges as they seek to answer the question of how much law actually has to do with judicial behavior and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
What's law got to do with it?.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011008075
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Gardner Geyh
ISBN: 9780804782128 0804782121
OCLC Number: 759160438
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 355 p.) : ill.
Contents: Introduction : so what does law have to do with it? / Charles G. 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 and J. Mitchell Pickerill --
Looking for law in all the wrong places : some suggestions for modeling legal decisionmaking / Barry Friedman and 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 anti-democratic 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 --
Views from the bench / Frank Sullivan, Nancy Vaidik, Sarah Evans Barker.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Gardner Geyh.

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