Greg Goelzhauser

Utah State University - Department of Political Science

Associate Professor

0725 University Blvd.

Logan, UT 84322-0725

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Prosecutorial Discretion Under Resource Constraints: Budget Allocations and Local Death-Charging Decisions

Judicature, 96(4): 161-168 (2013)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2013
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 144 (220,801)

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prosecutors, prosecutorial discretion, budgets, death penalty, capital punishment

2.

Silent Concurrences

Constitutional Commentary, 31(3): 351-380 (2016)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2017
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 109 (272,431)

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supreme court; burger court; separate opinions; concur

3.

Judicial Independence and Opinion Clarity on State Supreme Courts

State Politics & Policy Quarterly, 14(2): 123-141 (2014)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Greg Goelzhauser and Damon M. Cann
Utah State University - Department of Political Science and Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 82 (327,577)
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judicial elections, judicial performance, opinion quality, text analysis

4.

Avoiding Constitutional Cases

American Politics Research, 39(3): 483-511 (2011)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 67 (366,998)

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supreme court, justiciability, standing, avoidance, passive virtues

5.

Concurring and Dissenting without Opinion

Journal of Supreme Court History 42(2): 171-192, 2017
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 May 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Independent, Utah State University - Department of Political Science, Utah State University and Utah State University
Downloads 66 (369,865)

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Supreme Court; Dissenting Opinions; Concurring Opinions; Opinion Delivery Practices; American Legal History

6.

Amicus Coalition Heterogeneity and Signaling Credibility in Supreme Court Agenda Setting

Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 45(1): 99-116
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Greg Goelzhauser and Nicole Vouvalis
Utah State University - Department of Political Science and Utah State University
Downloads 64 (375,768)

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Supreme Court; amicus; agenda setting; lobbying; states

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Graveyard Dissents on the Burger Court

Journal of Supreme Court History, 40(2): 188-202 (2015)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 63 (378,884)

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supreme court, dissents, separate opinion writing, Burger Court

8.

Accountability and Judicial Performance: Evidence from Case Dispositions

Justice System Journal, 33(3): 249-261 (2012)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 61 (384,994)

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judicial elections, judicial independence, court delay

9.

Does Merit Selection Work? Evidence from Commission and Gubernatorial Choices

Journal of Law & Courts 6(1): 155-187
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 59 (391,340)
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Judicial Selection, Merit Selection, Merit Plan, Judicial Elections, State Courts

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State Coordinating Institutions and Agenda Setting on the U.S. Supreme Court

American Politics Research, 41(5): 819-838 (2013)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Greg Goelzhauser and Nicole Vouvalis
Utah State University - Department of Political Science and Utah State University
Downloads 49 (425,973)

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Supreme Court, agenda setting, State Solicitor General, Amicus

11.

Diversifying State Supreme Courts

Law & Society Review, 45(3): 761-781 (2011)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 44 (445,058)
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state supreme courts, judicial diversity, judicial elections

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Classifying Judicial Selection Institutions

State Politics & Policy Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 35 (483,798)
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Judicial Selection, Judicial Retention, Judicial Elections, Merit Selection, Merit Plan, State Supreme Courts

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Silent Acquiescence on the Supreme Court

Justice System Journal, 36(1): 3-19 (2015)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 33 (493,275)
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supreme court, dissents, separate opinion writing, Burger Court

14.

Intersectional Representation on State Supreme Courts

Forthcoming, Judicial Politics Reader
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 25 (536,398)

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State Courts, Judicial Selection, Diversity

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Selecting Chief Justices by Peer Vote

State Politics & Policy Quarterly, 2020
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
Madelyn Fife, Greg Goelzhauser and Stephen Loertscher
Independent, Utah State University - Department of Political Science and Utah State University
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Judicial Decision Making, Judicial Politics, State Politics, Judicial Selection, Empirical Legal Studies, Chief Justice