The Supreme Court ’ s Countermajoritarianism ? What Impact Does Public Opinion Have on the Supreme Court Decisions ?

Although normative questions about the role of the Supreme Court as a countermajoritarian institution have been commonly debated in political science research, an updated empirical question on Mishler and Sheehan’s (1993), study on public opinion and its impact on the Court must be asked. It has been 25 years since the publication of their study and… (More)