Damon M. Cann

Utah State University - Department of Political Science

Professor

0725 Old Main Hill

Logan, UT 84322-0725

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Effect of Campaign Contributions on Judicial Decisionmaking

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
Chris W. Bonneau and Damon M. Cann
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 673 (73,595)
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judicial elections, campaign contributions, quid pro quo

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Justice for Sale? Campaign Contributions and Judicial Decision Making

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jun 2007
Damon M. Cann
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 464 (116,637)
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State Supreme Courts, Campaign Contributions, quid pro quo, judicial elections

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Homegrown Institutional Legitimacy: Assessing Citizens' Diffuse Support for Their State Courts

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Dec 2005
Jeff Yates and Damon M. Cann
Binghamton University - Department of Political Science and Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 305 (186,040)
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bush, gore, legitimacy, support, courts, supreme, state, campaign, judicial, politics, economics, empirical, quantitative, regression, public, support, survey, diffuse, opinion

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The Motivated Processing of Political Arguments

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Sep 2008
Charles S. Taber, Damon M. Cann and Simona Kucsova
Stony Brook University - Department of Political Science, Utah State University - Department of Political Science and Grand Valley State University - Department of Political Science
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motivated reasoning, experimental design, disconfirmation bias

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This Side of the Law: Evaluating Citizens' Attitudes Toward Legal Compliance

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Damon M. Cann and Jeff Yates
Utah State University - Department of Political Science and Binghamton University - Department of Political Science
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Courts, Structural Equation, Public Opinion, Compliance, Obey, Law Order, Legitimacy

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Does the Attitudinal Model of Supreme Court Decision Making Depend on Litigation Choices? Applying the Priest-Klein Selection Hypothesis to Litigation in the High Court

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Jeff Yates, Damon M. Cann and Brent D. Boyea
Binghamton University - Department of Political Science, Utah State University - Department of Political Science and University of Texas at Arlingtion
Downloads 147 (367,215)
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Religious Identification and Legislative Voting: The Mormon Case

Political Research Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jan 2008
Damon M. Cann
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
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religion and politics, Mormon, roll-call voting, cohesion

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Case Visibility and the Electoral Connection in State Supreme Courts

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Aug 2009
Damon M. Cann and Teena Wilhelm
Utah State University - Department of Political Science and University of Georgia
Downloads 138 (385,860)
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Electoral Connection, Public Opinion, State Supreme Court, Case Visibility

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Education Finance Reform in the American States: A Discrete-Time Competing Risks Model

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Damon M. Cann and Teena Wilhelm
Utah State University - Department of Political Science and University of Georgia
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Education Finance, Education Policy, State Courts, Referendum, Competing Risks

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Campaign Spending, Diminishing Marginal Returns, and Campaign Finance Restrictions in Judicial Elections

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Sep 2010
Chris W. Bonneau and Damon M. Cann
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 123 (421,550)
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campaign finance, judicial elections, state supreme courts, judicial selection, elections

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Exchange Theory, Political Parties, and the Allocation of Federal Distributive Benefits in the House of Representatives

Journal of Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Feb 2011
Damon M. Cann and Andrew H. Sidman
Utah State University - Department of Political Science and CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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Distributive Benefits, Member-to-Member Contributions, Pork, Leadership PACs

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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 111 (455,314)
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judicial elections, judicial performance, opinion quality, text analysis

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Judicial Response or Litigant Strategy: Examining the Success of the U.S. Solicitor General

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Brent D. Boyea, Jeff Yates and Damon M. Cann
University of Texas at Arlingtion, Binghamton University - Department of Political Science and Utah State University - Department of Political Science
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judicial politics, presidency, lawyers, solicitor general, US Supreme Court

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Judicial Ideology and the Selection of Disputes for U.S. Supreme Court Adjudication

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jun 2014
Jeff Yates, Damon M. Cann and Brent D. Boyea
Binghamton University - Department of Political Science, Utah State University - Department of Political Science and University of Texas at Arlingtion
Downloads 76 (580,632)
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judicial politics, presidency, lawyers, solicitor general, US Supreme Court

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Contributions to Judicial Campaigns: Assessing Comprehension in an Environment Without Partisan Signals

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2009
University of Texas at Arlingtion, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, Utah State University - Department of Political Science and UT Arlington
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judicial elections, contributions, state politics, subnational politics, judicial politics

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Evaluating Diffuse Support for State High Courts Among Individuals with Varying Levels of Policy Agreement

Cann, Damon M. and Jeff Yates. 2021. "Evaluating Diffuse Support for State High Courts Among Individuals with Varying Levels of Policy Agreement. Social Science Quarterly 102(6):2824-2835.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2022
Damon M. Cann and Jeff Yates
Utah State University - Department of Political Science and Binghamton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 19 (966,408)

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legitimacy, policy agreement state courts

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Modeling Committee Chair Selection in the U.S. House of Representatives

Political Analysis, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 274-289, 2008
Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Damon M. Cann
Utah State University - Department of Political Science

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Beyond Accountability and Independence: Judicial Selection and State Court Performance

Judicature, Vol. 220, p. 90, 2007
Posted: 06 Jun 2007
Damon M. Cann
Utah State University - Department of Political Science

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judicial selection, state supreme courts, merit selection