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The Impact of Panel Composition on Sex Discrimination Case Outcomes at the U.S. Circuit Courts

@inproceedings{Souris2009TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Panel Composition on Sex Discrimination Case Outcomes at the U.S. Circuit Courts},
  author={Ren{\'e}e Nicole Souris},
  year={2009}
}
This paper explores panel dynamics for sex discrimination cases at the U.S. Circuit Courts. It offers an interdisciplinary approach to studying panel judicial decision-making on the U.S. Circuit Courts by drawing on mainstream legal theory, contemporary political science, and the empirical legal sciences. After situating the issue within a multi-faceted theoretical framework provided by these three disciplines, hypotheses concerning the impact of the presence of female and minority judges on… Expand

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