Justin Wedeking

University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science

1615 Patterson Office Tower

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40506-0027

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Justices and Legal Clarity: Analyzing the Complexity of Supreme Court Opinions

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Ryan J. Owens and Justin Wedeking
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
Downloads 448 (62,672)
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Supreme Court, opinion clarity, opinion complexity, legal rules, legal standards, cognitive complexity, justices, opinion writing, opinion draft, rule of law

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No Hints, No Forecasts, No Previews: Analyzing Supreme Court Nominee Evasiveness, 1955-2009

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Jun 2010
Dion Farganis and Justin Wedeking
Elon University - Political Science and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
Downloads 274 (109,751)
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supreme court, confirmation hearings, supreme court nominees, supreme court justices, judiciary committee, content analysis

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Predicting Drift on Politically Insulated Institutions: A Study of Ideological Drift on the United States Supreme Court

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2011
Ryan J. Owens and Justin Wedeking
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
Downloads 176 (168,422)
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Supreme Court nominations, ideological drift

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Cognition, Motivation, and Supreme Court Decision Making

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Justin Wedeking
University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
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integrative complexity, cognition, motivation, cognitive complexity, content analysis, Supreme Court decision making, ideology, reasoning, bottom-up, top-down

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The Strategic Use of Rhetoric: Disagreeable Language in Supreme Court Opinions

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Justin Wedeking and Michael Zilis
University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
Downloads 68 (330,373)

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Supreme Court opinions, negative language, disagreeableness, collegiality

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Kagan’s Candor: Updated Findings from the Recent Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
Dion Farganis and Justin Wedeking
Elon University - Political Science and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
Downloads 64 (341,077)

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Supreme Court, Confirmation Hearings, Kagan, Candor, Nomination, Judiciary, Farganis, Wedeking

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Oral Arguments and the Process of Coalition Formation on the U.S. Supreme Court

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2009
Timothy R. Johnson, Ryan C. Black and Justin Wedeking
University of Minnesota, Michigan State University - Department of Political Science and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
Downloads 55 (367,464)

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coalition formation, decision making, oral argument, Blackmun, Supreme Court, archival data

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Negative Media Coverage of the Supreme Court: The Interactive Role of Opinion Language, Coalition Size, and Ideological Signals

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Alex Denison, Justin Wedeking and Michael Zilis
University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science, University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
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Supreme Court, negativity, rhetoric, media coverage

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Supreme Court Nominee Candor and Judiciary Committee Votes: Does Answering Questions Really Matter?

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Justin Wedeking and Dion Farganis
University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science and Elon University - Political Science
Downloads 47 (393,693)
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confirmation, hearing, Judiciary Committee, committee, confirmation hearings, nominee, testimony, candor, Senate, Supreme Court, senate voting, committee vote, partisanship, ideology, questioning, consent

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Can Justices Predict Case Outcomes at Oral Arguments?

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
Timothy R. Johnson, Ryan C. Black and Justin Wedeking
University of Minnesota, Michigan State University - Department of Political Science and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
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The Candor Factor: Does Nominee Evasiveness Affect Judiciary Committee Support for Supreme Court Nominees?

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 39:329, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 May 2016
Justin Wedeking and Dion Farganis
University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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The Multiple Hazards of Using Concurring Opinions to Estimate Personality Traits of U.S. Supreme Court Justices

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 May 2019
Michigan State University - Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science, University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science and University of Maryland - College Park
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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 11
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No Hints, No Forecasts, No Previews: An Empirical Analysis of Supreme Court Nominee Candor from Harlan to Kagan

Law & Society Review, Volume 45, Number 3 (2011)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 May 2016
Dion Farganis and Justin Wedeking
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
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