Carolyn Shapiro

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Professor of Law and Co-Director, Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS)

565 West Adams St.

Chicago, IL 60661

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Coding Complexity: Bringing Law to the Empirical Analysis of the Supreme Court

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 60, 2009, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Downloads 351 (95,480)
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empirical analysis, supreme court, Spaeth databases

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The Context of Ideology: Law, Politics, and Empirical Legal Scholarship

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Downloads 233 (147,086)

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Supreme Court, ideology, jurisprudence, empirical legal scholarship, empirical legal studies, attitudinal model, Martin-Quinn scores

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A 'Progressive Contraction of Jurisdiction': The Making of the Modern Supreme Court

Then & Now: Stories of Law and Progress (2013), Forthcoming, Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-12
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2013
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Downloads 154 (213,623)

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Supreme Court, Supreme Court jurisdiction, progressive contraction, intermediate appellate courts, Evarts Act, Judges' Bill, Then & Now: Stories of Law and Progress, 1888 term, October Term 2011

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Democracy, Federalism, and the Guarantee Clause

62 Arizona Law Review 183 (2020)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2020
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
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voting rights, elections, gerrymandering, democracy, federalism, guarantee clause, republicanism, voting, voter suppression

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Oral Dissenting on the Supreme Court

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 19, p. 75, 2010
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Carolyn Shapiro and Christopher W. Schmidt
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and Chicago-Kent College of Law
Downloads 126 (250,439)

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Supreme Court, dissent, oral dissent, media, empirical

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The Law Clerk Proxy Wars: Secrecy, Accountability, and Ideology in the Supreme Court

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2010
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Downloads 124 (253,603)

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Supreme Court, law clerks, judicial ideology, certiorari, cert pool, book review

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The Limits of the Olympian Court: Common Law Judging Versus Error Correction in the Supreme Court

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 63, pp. 271-337, 2006
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
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employment law, uniformity, summary judgment

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The Language of Neutrality in Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Dickinson Law Review, Vol. 122, No. 2 (2018)
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2019
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
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Supreme Court, Confirmation Hearings, Justices, Senate Judiciary Committee, Cultural Cognition, Gorsuch

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Claiming Neutrality and Confessing Subjectivity in Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 2, 2013, Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-27
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2013
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
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Supreme Court, confirmation hearings, ideology, judicial decision-making

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Compassion and Coalitions: A Review of Reshaping the Work Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter by Joan Williams

Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Nov 2012
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
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work family, progressive politics, working class, feminism

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Numbers, Motivated Reasoning, and Empirical Legal Scholarship

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 63, No. 385
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Aug 2016
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Downloads 45 (450,277)

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Supreme Court, Ideology, Coding, Jurisprudence, Empirical Legal Scholarship, Empirical Legal Studies, Attitudinal Model

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What Members of Congress Say About the Supreme Court and Why It Matters

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Jul 2018
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
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Supreme Court, Confirmation Hearings, Justices, Senate Judiciary Committee, Gorsuch, Textualism

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Docket Control, Mandatory Jurisdiction, and the Supreme Court's Failure in Rucho v. Common Cause

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2020, No. 1, 2020
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Aug 2020
Carolyn Shapiro
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
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Supreme Court, Certiorari, Mandatory Jurisdiction, Voting Rights, Gerrymandering, Rucho, Congress and the Courts