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Title 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.
Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford Law and Politics, [2011]
©2011
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Location Call No. Note Status
 Law Classified  KF8775.A75 W48 2011    ---  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 355 pages ; 24 cm.
Type of Content text
Type of Media unmediated
Type of Carrier volume
Series Law, politics, and the media
Law, politics, and the media.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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, and Sarah Evans Barker.
Subject Judicial process -- United States.
Judges -- United States.
Law -- Political aspects -- United States.
Added Author Geyh, Charles Gardner, editor.
ISBN 9780804775328 cloth
080477532X cloth
9780804775335 paperback
0804775338 paperback