David R. Stras

Minnesota Supreme Court

Justice

25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd

St. Paul, MN 55155

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

The Supreme Court's Gatekeepers: The Role of Law Clerks in the Certiorari Process

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-61
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Oct 2006
David R. Stras
Minnesota Supreme Court
Downloads 1,224 (11,251)
Citation 3

Abstract:

supreme court, law clerks, cert pool

2.

Are Senior Judges Unconstitutional?

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 92, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-10
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
Minnesota Supreme Court and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 963 (12,502)
Citation 1

Abstract:

senior judges, federal courts, retirement

3.

Why Supreme Court Justices Should Ride Circuit Again

Minnesota Law Review, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-67
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
David R. Stras
Minnesota Supreme Court
Downloads 567 (34,526)

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Circuit Riding, Supreme Court, Justices

Retaining Life Tenure: The Case for a Golden Parachute

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 83, 2006, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-23
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
Minnesota Supreme Court and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 290 (83,879)
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Retaining Life Tenure: The Case for a Golden Parachute

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-23
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Aug 2005
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
Minnesota Supreme Court and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 146 (164,160)
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5.

Understanding the New Politics of Judicial Appointments

Texas Law Review, Vol. 86, 2008, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-51
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2008
David R. Stras
Minnesota Supreme Court
Downloads 290 (72,211)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Supreme Court, judicial nominations, judicial appointments, nominees

6.

Explaining Plurality Decisions

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 99, 2011, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2010
David R. Stras and James F. Spriggs II II
Minnesota Supreme Court and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science
Downloads 272 (83,362)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Plurality Decisions, Justices, Opinions

7.

The Supreme Court's Declining Plenary Docket: A Membership-Based Explanation

Constitutional Commentary, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-39
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
David R. Stras
Minnesota Supreme Court
Downloads 224 (98,250)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, plenary docket

8.

An Empirical Analysis of Life Tenure: A Response to Professors Calabresi & Lindgren

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-63
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Nov 2006
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
Minnesota Supreme Court and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 216 (108,963)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, life tenure, Justices

9.

Navigating the New Politics of Judicial Appointments

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 4, 2008, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2009
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
Minnesota Supreme Court and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 200 (114,375)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Judicial Appointments, Supreme Court, Justices, Veto Threats, Strategic Selection

10.

The New Politics of Judicial Appointments

Texas Law Review, Vol. 86, 2008, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-46
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Nov 2007
David R. Stras
Minnesota Supreme Court
Downloads 186 (119,268)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Supreme Court, judicial nominations, judicial appointments, nominees

11.

Pierce Butler: A Supreme Technician

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, 2009, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-35
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2009
David R. Stras
Minnesota Supreme Court
Downloads 173 (113,340)

Abstract:

Pierce Butler, Supreme Court, Four Horsemen

12.

The Rising Caseload in the Fourth Circuit: A Statistical and Institutional Analysis

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 3, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-15
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Shaun M. Pettigrew and David R. Stras
University of Minnesota Law School and Minnesota Supreme Court
Downloads 151 (153,966)

Abstract:

Fourth Circuit, Caseloads, Docket, Law Clerks, Unpublished Opinions

13.

The Incentives Approach to Judicial Retirement

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 90, 2006, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-45
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
David R. Stras
Minnesota Supreme Court
Downloads 118 (182,151)
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14.

Foreword: The Future of the Supreme Court: Institutional Reform and Beyond

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 90, 2006, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
David R. Stras and Karla Vehrs
Minnesota Supreme Court and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 90 (218,440)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Institutional Reform, Future

15.

How First Amendment Procedures Protect First Amendment Substance

65 Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 185 (2015), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-08, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Erik S. Jaffe, PC; Free Speech and Election Law Practice Group, Loyola Law School Los Angeles, Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Graves Garrett LLC, George Washington University - Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Minnesota Supreme Court
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