Adam Feldman

Columbia University - Law School

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Who Wins in the Supreme Court? An Examination of Attorney and Law Firm Influence

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
Adam Feldman
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 631 (33,121)

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merits briefs, law firms, attorneys, opinion language, attorney experience, Supreme Court, empirical legal studies, judicial behavior

Who Wins in the Supreme Court? An Examination of Attorney and Law Firm Influence

Marquette Law Review, Forthcoming, USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS16-4, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 16-4
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
Adam Feldman
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 104 (219,495)

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courts, judges, legal profession, Supreme Court of the United States

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A Brief Assessment of Supreme Court Opinion Language, 1946-2013

86 Mississippi Law Journal 105 (2017)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Adam Feldman
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 399 (41,280)

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judicial behavior, merits briefs, Supreme Court, empirical legal studies, litigation, multilevel model, public law, lawyers, law firms, linguistic analysis

Opinion Construction in the Roberts Court

Law & Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Adam Feldman
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 235 (108,246)

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merits briefs, amicus briefs, lower court opinions, Supreme Court, judicial behavior, empirical legal studies, overlapping language

Opinion Construction in the Roberts Court

Law & Policy, Vol. 39, Issue 2, pp. 192-209, 2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Adam Feldman
Columbia University - Law School
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Counting on Quality: The Effects of Merits Brief Quality on Supreme Court Opinion Content

94 Denver University Law Review 43 (2016)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Adam Feldman
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 132 (83,922)

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empirical legal studies, public law, Supreme Court, judicial behavior, briefs, legal writing, writing quality, attorneys

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What Motivates the Justices: Utilizing Automated Text Classification to Determine Supreme Court Justices' Preferences

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Adam Feldman and Elli Menounou
Columbia University - Law School and University of Southern California, Department of Political Science
Downloads 59 (190,585)

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judicial behavior, empirical legal studies, briefs, First Amendment, text classification, Supreme Court

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Echoes from a Gendered Court: Examining the Justices' Interactions During Supreme Court Oral Arguments

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
Adam Feldman and Rebecca D. Gill
Columbia University - Law School and University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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interruptions, gender, Supreme Court, oral argument, justices, speech, overlap, sociolinguistics, communication

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Former Roberts Court Clerks’ Success Litigating Before the Supreme Court

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2016
Adam Feldman
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 0 (159,113)

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Supreme Court, clerk, Roberts Court, litigation

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Reframing the Confirmation Debate

165 University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online 21 (2016)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Adam Feldman
Columbia University - Law School
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confirmation, Supreme Court, Justices, Merrick Garland, ideology, polarization, judicial nominee, Justice Scalia

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The Empirical Relationship Between Brief Quality and Summary Judgement Success in State and Federal Courts

Legal Writing: Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, Volume 22, 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2017
Shaun B. Spencer and Adam Feldman
University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth and Columbia University - Law School
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Readability, Legal Writing, Summary Judgment, Litigation

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Finding Certainty in Cert: An Empirical Analysis of the Factors Involved in Supreme Court Certiorari Decisions from 2001-2015

USC CLASS Research Paper No. 16-5, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 16-5, 61 Villanova Law Review 795 (2016)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
Adam Feldman and Alexander Kappner
Columbia University - Law School and Independent
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Supreme Court, attorneys, firms, grants, responses, certiorari, petitions, amicus, empirical legal studies, big data analysis

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All Copying Is Not Created Equal: Examining Supreme Court Opinions’ Borrowed Language

17 Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 21 (2016)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
Adam Feldman
Columbia University - Law School
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Supreme Court, merits briefs, language, empirical legal studies, judicial behavior, computer textualized analysis, content analysis, courts