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Us Supreme Court Opinions and Their Audiences (Hardcover) (Ryan C. Black)

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"This book is the first study specifically to investigate the extent to which US Supreme Court justices alter the clarity of their opinions based on expected reactions from their audiences. The authors examine this dynamic by creating a unique measure ofopinion clarity and then testing whether the Court writes clearer opinions when it faces ideologically hostile and ideologically scattered lower federal courts; when it decides cases involving poorly performing federal agencies; when it decides cases involving states with less professionalized legislatures and governors; and when it rules against public opinion. The data shows the Court writes clearer opinions in every one of these contexts, and demonstrates that actors are more likely to comply with clearer Court opinions"--
Number of Pages: 185
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: Ryan C. Black
Language: English
Street Date: March 31, 2016
TCIN: 51045428
UPC: 9781107137141
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-8920
$104.50
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