Joshua B. Fischman

University of Virginia School of Law

Professor

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

What Is Judicial Ideology, and How Should We Measure It?

29 Washington University Journal of Law and Policy 133 (2009), 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-47
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2010
Joshua B. Fischman and David S. Law
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,025 (28,011)
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judicial ideology, proxy measures, common space score, ideology, judicial behavior, unidimensional, judicial voting, dissent cost, collegiality, collegial voting

Racial Disparities under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: The Role of Judicial Discretion and Mandatory Minimums

Forthcoming, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 9, No. 4 (Dec. 2012)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Joshua B. Fischman and Max M. Schanzenbach
University of Virginia School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 700 (46,721)

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Sentencing Guidelines, Criminal Justice, Racial Disparity

Racial Disparities Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: The Role of Judicial Discretion and Mandatory Minimums

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 729-764, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Nov 2012
Joshua B. Fischman and Max M. Schanzenbach
University of Virginia School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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Decision-Making Under a Norm of Consensus: A Structural Analysis of Three-Judge Panels

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2009
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 533 (67,207)
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An Empirical Analysis of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Record on the Seventh Circuit

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Kevin L. Cope and Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 375 (102,042)

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Barrett, Scotus, Supreme Court, Ginsburg, Judging, Courts

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Estimating Preferences of Circuit Judges: A Model of Consensus Voting

54 Journal of Law and Economics 781 (2011), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-14, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-21
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2012
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 255 (153,955)
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Do Standards of Review Matter? The Case of Federal Criminal Sentencing

40 Journal of Legal Studies 405 (2011), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-23
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Joshua B. Fischman and Max M. Schanzenbach
University of Virginia School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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Interpreting Circuit Court Voting Patterns: A 'Social Interactions' Framework

Forthcoming, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization , 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 240 (163,405)
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Measuring Inconsistency, Indeterminacy, and Error in Adjudication

16 American Law & Economics Review 40 (2014)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 228 (171,675)
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Empirically Validating Citation Metrics for Legal Scholars: A Market Approach

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
Joshua B. Fischman and Michael A. Livermore
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 189 (204,165)

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citation metrics, law school ranking, h-index, u.s. news

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Reuniting 'Is' and 'Ought' in Empirical Legal Scholarship

162 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 117 (2013), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 08 May 2014
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 126 (284,672)

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empirical legal studies

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The Circular Logic of Actavis

American University Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Nov 2016
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 117 (300,262)

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antitrust, settlement, patent, reverse payment

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The Second Dimension of the Supreme Court

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Joshua B. Fischman and Tonja Jacobi
University of Virginia School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 106 (321,660)
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Supreme Court, Empirical Legal Studies, Policy, Legalism, Pragmatism, Formalism, Ideology, Politics

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How Many Cases are Easy?

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-10, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2019-06, Forthcoming, Journal of Legal Analysis
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 22 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2020
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 97 (340,915)

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The Economic Perspective on Sentencing

46 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 345 (2014)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law
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Politics and Authority in the U.S. Supreme Court

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 104, 2019
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 39 (536,049)
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Do the Justices Vote Like Policy Makers? Evidence from Scaling the Supreme Court with Interest Groups

44 Journal of Legal Studies S269 (2015)
Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law

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