Supreme Court decision-making : new institutionalist approaches

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  • Creator edited by Cornell W. Clayton and Howard Gillman
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999.
  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780226109558, 0226109550, 9780226109541, 0226109542
  • OCLC ocm39147804


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [301]-328) and index.


  • Beyond judicial attitudes: institutional approaches to Supreme Court decision-making / Howard Gillman and Cornell W. Clayton -- The Supreme Court and political jurisprudence: new and old institutionalisms / Cornell W. Clayton -- Strategy and judicial choice: new institutionalist approaches to Supreme Court decision-making / Forrest Maltzman, James F. Spriggs II, and Paul J. Wahlbeck -- The court as an idea, not a building (or a game): interpretive institutionalism and the analysis of Supreme Court decision-making / Howard Gillman -- Institutional norms and Supreme Court opinions: on reconsidering the rise of individual opinions / David M. O'Brien -- The incidence and structure of dissensus on a State Supreme Court / Charles H. Sheldon -- The Chief Justice and judicial decision-making: the institutional basis for leadership on the Supreme Court / Sue Davis -- The Supreme Court and the development of the welfare state: judicial liberalism and the problem of welfare rights / Elizabeth Bussiere -- Institutional norms and Supreme Court decision-making: the Rehnquist Court on privacy and religion / Ronald Kahn -- Recruitment and the motivations of Supreme Court justices / Lawrence Baum -- Mapping out the strategic terrain: the informational role of Amici curiae / Lee Epstein and Jack Knight -- Supreme Court deference to Congress: an examination of the marksist model / Jeffrey A. Segal -- External pressure and the Supreme Court's agenda / Charles R. Epp -- State Supreme Courts and their environments: avenues to general theories of judicial choice / Melinda Gann Hall and Paul Brace
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