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The view from the bench and chambers : examining judicial process and decision making on the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Title
The view from the bench and chambers : examining judicial process and decision making on the U.S. Courts of Appeals / Jennifer Barnes Bowie, Donald R. Songer, and John Szmer.
ISBN
9780813935997 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813935997 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813936000 (e-book)
Publication
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Copyright Notice Date
©2014.
Physical Description
x, 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 06, 2015
Series
Constitutionalism and democracy.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-274) and index.
Contents
Introduction : The Courts of Appeals in the U.S. legal system
The judges and cases
The preliminaries : setting the agenda, oral argument, and assigning the opinion of the court
Decision making and writing the opinion of the court
Separate opinion writing on the Courts of Appeals
Explaining attitudinal and legal influences on decisions
Strategic accounts of decision making
The congruence of social science and the perceptions of the judges.
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