Jordan M. Singer

New England Law | Boston

Professor of Law

154 Stuart St.

Boston, MA 02116

United States

http://www.nesl.edu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Civil Case Processing in the Federal District Courts: A Twenty-First Century Analysis

Number of pages: 114 Posted: 23 Jan 2009
Jordan M. Singer
New England Law | Boston
Downloads 215 (130,370)

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case processing, civil procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, federal courts, caseflow management, delay

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Bigger Isn't Always Better: An Analysis of Court Efficiency Using Hierarchical Linear Modeling

Pace Law Review, Vol. 34, 2014, Forthcoming, New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 13-14
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2013
Terry Dalton and Jordan M. Singer
University of California, Irvine and New England Law | Boston
Downloads 192 (144,340)

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Case Length, Civil Case Processing, Civil Litigation, Court Resources, Court Size, Federal Courts, Empirical Studies, HLM, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Legal Culture

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A Performance Evaluation Program for the Federal Judiciary

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2012
Rebecca Love Kourlis and Jordan M. Singer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New England Law | Boston
Downloads 139 (190,807)
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Judicial performance evaluation, JPE, federal courts, accountability, independence, judicial training

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The Mind of the Judicial Voter

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 5, pp. 1443-1496 (2012)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2012
Jordan M. Singer
New England Law | Boston
Downloads 117 (218,144)

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judges, judicial elections, retention elections, Iowa, Wisconsin, voters, procedural fairness, sociological legitimacy, rationally ignorant voters, popular constitutionalism, same-sex marriage

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Proportionality's Cultural Foundation

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 145, 2012
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2012
Jordan M. Singer
New England Law | Boston
Downloads 103 (238,905)

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discovery, proportionality, legal culture, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, discovery abuse, excessive discovery, discretion, disclosures, presumptive limits, 26(b)(2)(C), core values

6.

Bench Presence: Toward a More Complete Model of Federal District Court Productivity

118 (No. 1) Penn State Law Review 55 (2013), New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2014
William Young and Jordan M. Singer
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and New England Law | Boston
Downloads 98 (247,231)

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federal district courts, productivity, metrics, procedural fairness, efficiency, accuracy, courtroom, open court, public sector, judges, evaluation

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Measuring Bench Presence: Federal District Judges in the Courtroom, 2008-2012

118 (No. 2) Penn State Law Review 243 (2013), New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 13-08
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2014
Jordan M. Singer and William Young
New England Law | Boston and United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Downloads 93 (255,791)

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federal district courts, judges, metrics, courtroom, open court, empirical measurement, procedural fairness, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, time to disposition, senior judges, vacancies

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Gossiping About Judges

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 42, Forthcoming, New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 14-07
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 May 2014
Jordan M. Singer
New England Law | Boston
Downloads 90 (261,249)

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Gossip, Reputation, War Stories, Social Cognition, Impression Formation, Judges, Attorney-Judge Interaction, Signaling, Shared Reality, Experience Sampling, Forum Shopping, Pretrial Process, Federal District Courts

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Bench Presence 2014: An Updated Look at Federal District Court Productivity

48 New England Law Review 565 (2014), New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2015
Jordan M. Singer and William Young
New England Law | Boston and United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Downloads 87 (266,849)

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Bench presence, productivity, federal courts, federal district courts, efficiency, procedural fairness, court resources, accuracy, court rankings

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Reinvigorating Pleadings

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2012
Rebecca Love Kourlis, Jordan M. Singer and Natalie Knowlton
affiliation not provided to SSRN, New England Law | Boston and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 85 (270,679)

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Fact pleading, fact-based pleading, Twombly, Iqbal, discovery, summary judgment, motion to dismiss, civil procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, cost of litigation, issue-narrowing, Alberta, Woolf reforms, pre-suit discovery, Oregon, Pennsylvania, access to justice, pleading requirements

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Judges on Demand: The Cognitive Case for Cameras in the Courtroom

Columbia Law Review Sidebar, Vol. 115, p. 79 (2015), New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 15-04
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2017
Jordan M. Singer
New England Law | Boston
Downloads 77 (287,139)

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Federal courts, cameras in the courtroom, Judicial Conference of the United States, law and cognition, civil litigation

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A Strategy for Judicial Performance Evaluation in New York

Albany Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 655, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2012
Rebecca Love Kourlis and Jordan M. Singer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New England Law | Boston
Downloads 58 (334,040)

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Judicial performance evaluation, JPE, judicial selection, judicial elections, New York, judicial screening

13.

Managing Toward the Goals of Rule 1

Federal Courts Law Review, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Aug 2009
Rebecca Love Kourlis and Jordan M. Singer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New England Law | Boston
Downloads 54 (345,690)
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civil procedure, judicial management, case management, pretrial procedure, summary judgment, discovery, empirical studies, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, legal culture, scheduling conferences

14.

Attorney Surveys of Judicial Performance: Impressionistic, Imperfect, Indispensable

Judicature, Vol. 98 No. 1, page 20 (Jul/Aug 2014), New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 14-13
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Oct 2014
Jordan M. Singer
New England Law | Boston
Downloads 48 (364,214)

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Judicial performance evaluation, JPE, surveys, impression formation, stereotypes, reputation, gossip, social cognition, professional assessment

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Sticking to Their Principals: Judicial Reputation: A Comparative Theory. By Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg

New England Law Review On Remand, Vol. 51, pp. 27-37, 2017, New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 17-05
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 May 2017 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Jordan M. Singer
New England Law | Boston
Downloads 42 (384,332)

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Judges, reputation, comparative law, agency, courts, book review

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Meaningful Information, Meaningful Retention

Buffalo Law Review The Docket, Forthcoming, New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2012
Jordan M. Singer
New England Law | Boston
Downloads 27 (445,180)

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Judicial elections, retention, retention elections, moral mandates, judicial accountability, judicial performance evaluation, JPE, Iowa, Varnum, same-sex marriage, gay marriage, voters, sociological accountability, procedural fairness, 2010 elections

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The Federal Courts' Rulemaking Buffer

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 60, 2018 (Forthcoming), New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 18-06
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 May 2018
Jordan M. Singer
New England Law | Boston
Downloads 22 (471,181)

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Rulemaking, Federal Courts, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Judicial Conference of the United States, Organizational Studies, Buffering, Resource Dependence, Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, Legitimacy