Jonathan P. Kastellec

Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Associate Professor

Fisher Hall

Department of Politics

Princeton, NJ 08544-1012

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Race, Context and Judging on the Courts of Appeals: Race-Based Panel Effects in Death Penalty Cases

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2016
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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The Structure of Legal Rules and the Analysis of Judicial Decisions

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jan 2007
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 468 (66,363)
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Judicial decision-making, legal rules, fact patterns, classification trees

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Case Selection and the Study of Judicial Politics

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2007
Jonathan P. Kastellec and Jeffrey R. Lax
Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 262 (127,823)
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Supreme Court, certiorari, case selection, judicial hierarchy, simulation analysis

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The Judicial Hierarchy: A Review Essay

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2016
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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Judicial Hierarchy, Precedent, Team Theory, Agency Theory, Collegiality

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Racial Diversity and Judicial Influence on Appellate Courts

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 152 (211,063)
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Courts of Appeals, Panel Effects, Race, Counter-judges

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The Politics of Opinion Assignment and Authorship on the U.S. Court of Appeals: Evidence from Sexual Harassment Cases

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Sean Farhang, Jonathan P. Kastellec and Gregory Wawro
U.C. Berkeley Law School, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 121 (252,549)
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Opinion assignment, authorship, Courts of Appeals, gender, ideology, sexual harassment

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Panel Composition and Voting on the U.S. Courts of Appeals Over Time

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 15 May 2008
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 116 (260,491)
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courts of appeals, panel composition, panel effects, voting, judging

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Public Opinion and Senate Confirmation of Supreme Court Nominees

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2009
Jonathan P. Kastellec, Jeffrey R. Lax and Justin Phillips
Princeton University - Department of Political Science, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 106 (277,482)
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Supreme Court, responsiveness, nominations, public opinion, multilevel models, poststratification

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The Supreme Court and Percolation in the Lower Courts: An Optimal Stopping Model

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-122, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-81
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2012
Tom S. Clark and Jonathan P. Kastellec
Emory University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 88 (313,360)
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Supreme Court, certiorari, conflict, hierachy, optimal stopping

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Empirically Evaluating the Counter-Majoritarian Difficulty: Public Opinion, State Policy, and Judicial Decisions Before Roe v. Wade

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Oct 2014
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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Counter-majoritarian difficulty, abortion, judicial review, public opinion, status quo bias, Roe v. Wade

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Hierarchical and Collegial Politics on the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 71 (355,339)
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Courts of Appeals, panel effects, judging, collegiallity, hierarchy, multilevel models

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Whistleblowing and Compliance in the Judicial Hierarchy

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
Deborah Beim, Alexander V. Hirsch and Jonathan P. Kastellec
Yale University, California Institute of Technology and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 60 (387,774)
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Presidential Selection of Supreme Court Nominees: The Characteristics Approach

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 Aug 2018
Charles M. Cameron, Jonathan P. Kastellec and Lauren Mattioli
Princeton University - Department of Political Science, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Boston University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 58 (394,252)
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Are Supreme Court Nominations a Move-the-Median Game?

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 17 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Charles M. Cameron and Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 57 (397,612)

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Polarizing the Electoral Connection: Partisan Representation in Supreme Court Confirmation Politics

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
Jonathan P. Kastellec, Jeffrey R. Lax, Michael Malecki and Justin Phillips
Princeton University - Department of Political Science, Columbia University - Department of Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 55 (404,414)
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Supreme Court, Nominations, Senate, Parties, Responsiveness, Multilevel Models

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From Textbook Pluralism to Modern Hyper-Pluralism: Interest Groups and Supreme Court Nominations, 1930-2017

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2018
Charles M. Cameron, Cody Gray, Jonathan P. Kastellec and Jee-Kwang Park
Princeton University - Department of Political Science, Independent, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 54 (407,789)

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The Interplay of Ideological Diversity, Dissents, and Discretionary Review in the Judicial Hierarchy: Evidence from Death Penalty Cases

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Jonathan P. Kastellec and Deborah Beim
Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Yale University
Downloads 41 (456,953)
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Voting for Justices: Change and Continuity in Confirmation Voting 1937-2010

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Dec 2011
Charles M. Cameron, Jonathan P. Kastellec and Jee-Kwang Park
Princeton University - Department of Political Science, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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Supreme Court, Senate, nominations, roll call votes, polarization, interest groups, race

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Judicial Federalism and Representation

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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Signaling and Counter-Signaling in the Judicial Hierarchy: An Empirical Analysis of En Banc Review

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Deborah Beim, Alexander V. Hirsch and Jonathan P. Kastellec
Yale University, California Institute of Technology and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 38 (469,765)
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Source Cues and Public Support for the Supreme Court

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
Tom S. Clark and Jonathan P. Kastellec
Emory University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 38 (469,765)
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Supreme Court, Public Opinion, Elite Cues, Court Curbing, Judicial Independence, Survey Experiments

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How Courts Structure State-Level Representation

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 32 (497,694)

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23.

A Theory of Policy Sabotage

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2019
Alexander V. Hirsch and Jonathan P. Kastellec
California Institute of Technology and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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The Statistical Analysis of Judicial Decisions and Legal Rules with Classification Trees

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 202-230, June 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 May 2010
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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Panel Composition and Judicial Compliance on the Us Courts of Appeals

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 421-441, 2007
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Jonathan P. Kastellec
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

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