Christopher J. Zorn

Pennsylvania State University

University Park

State College, PA 16802

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Law Clerk Influence on Supreme Court Decision Making

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Todd C. Peppers and Christopher J. Zorn
Roanoke College and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 531 (37,351)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Supreme Court, clerks, judicial decision making, voting

2.

An Empirical Analysis of Hierarchy Effects in Judicial Decision Making

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 May 2007
Christopher J. Zorn and Jennifer Barnes Bowie
Pennsylvania State University and George Mason University
Downloads 352 (67,713)
Citation 2

Abstract:

hierarchy, judges, judging, decision-making, federal courts

3.

Organized Interests and Agenda Setting in the U.S. Supreme Court Revisited

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Gregory A. Caldeira, John R. Wright and Christopher J. Zorn
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science, Independent and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 166 (106,371)
Citation 27

Abstract:

Supreme Court, certiorari, agenda-setting, amici curiae, judicial politics

4.

Executive Discretion, Judicial Decision Making, and Separation of Powers in the United States

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Clifford Carrubba and Christopher J. Zorn
Emory University - Department of Political Science and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 143 (154,894)
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5.

Judicial Tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court, 1790-1868: Frustration, Resignation, and Expiration on the Bench

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 06-10
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Richard L. Vining Jr., Susan Navarro Smelcer and Christopher J. Zorn
University of Georgia - Department of Political Science, Emory University - Department of Political Science and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 134 (168,402)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Supreme Court, justices, law, retirement, history

6.

Working Class Judges

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 829, 2008, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2009
William D. Henderson, Christopher J. Zorn and Jason J. Czarnezki
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Pennsylvania State University and Pace University - School of Law
Downloads 109 (195,508)

Abstract:

judges, pay, judicial pay

7.

Ideological Extremism, Public Preferences, and Federal Judicial Review in the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 May 2007
Christopher J. Zorn
Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 88 (229,060)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, judicial review, decision-making

8.

The Politics of Judicial Departures in the U.S. Federal Courts

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Jessica Perry and Christopher J. Zorn
Reed Smith LLP and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 58 (300,815)
Citation 4

Abstract:

federal courts, judges, vacancies, survival analysis

9.

The Evolution of Consensus in the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Douglas Rice and Christopher J. Zorn
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Legal Studies and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 49 (264,960)

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10.

Analyzing Text Data

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Christopher J. Zorn
Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 39 (282,004)

Abstract:

text, data, machine learning, topic models, scaling, sentiment analysis

11.

In Defense of Comparative Statics: Specifying Empirical Tests of Models of Strategic Interaction

Political Analysis, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 465-482, 2007
Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Clifford Carrubba, Amy Yuen and Christopher J. Zorn
Emory University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Pennsylvania State University

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12.

Surface vs. Contour Plots for the Presentation of Three-Dimensional Data

Political Methodologist, 2008
Posted: 28 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2008
Christopher J. Zorn
Pennsylvania State University

Abstract:

graphical display, contour plots, surface plots, data analysis

13.

Judicial Tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court, 1790-1868: Frustration, Resignation, and Expiration on the Bench

Studies in American Political Development, Vol. 20, pp. 1-13. Fall 2006
Posted: 23 May 2007
Richard L. Vining Jr., Christopher J. Zorn and Susan Navarro Smelcer
University of Georgia - Department of Political Science, Pennsylvania State University and Emory University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Supreme Court, justices, law, retirement, history

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 254    Citations: 4
1.

The Political Consequences of Assassination

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2007
Zaryab Iqbal and Christopher J. Zorn
University of South Carolina and Pennsylvania State University
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Citation 4

Abstract:

assassination, democracy, political stability, international relations