Panel Composition and Voting on the U.S. Courts of Appeals over Time

  • Jonathan P. Kastellec
  • Published 2011

Abstract

This article investigates two issues unexplored in studies of the relationship between panel composition and voting on three-judge panels of the Courts of Appeals: how often will panel composition influence case outcomes, and how has the relationship between panel composition and panel voting changed over time? The author shows that while long stretches of… (More)

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