Data

  • Click here for a dataset containing estimates for the institutional well-being of the U.S. federal courts from 1978 to 2013.  If using these data, please cite:
    • Hughes, David A., Richard L. Vining, Jr., and Teena Wilhelm. 2017. “The Politics of the U.S. Federal Judiciary’s Requests for Institutional Reform.” Social Science Quarterly. 
  • Click here for a dataset containing the discussion, voting, and opinion assignment procedures used at each of the 52 state courts of last resort.  If using these data, please cite:

Hughes, David A., Wilhelm, Teena and Richard L. Vining, Jr. 2015. “Deliberation Rules and Opinion Assignment Procedures in State Supreme Courts: A Replication.”  Justice System Journal.