Judicial Review of Congress Database Codebook

10 Pages Posted: 10 Jun 2019

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Keith E. Whittington

Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Date Written: May 23, 2019

Abstract

The Judicial Review of Congress Database catalogs all the cases in which the U.S. Supreme Court has substantively reviewed the constitutionality of a provision or application of a federal law. The database currently includes 1308 cases decided by the Court from its founding through its October 2017 term and related pieces of information about those cases. This document includes a description of the variables found in the Judicial Review of Congress Database, a description of how the cases were selected, and a link to the publicly accessible database.

Keywords: judicial review, Marbury, Supreme Court, Congress, constitutional history, constitutional law

Suggested Citation

Whittington, Keith E., Judicial Review of Congress Database Codebook (May 23, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3392735 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3392735

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