Research

Publications

Sequential Adjudication. Forthcoming. Journal of Law and Courts. With Tom Clark and John Patty.

Learning in the Judicial Hierarchy. 2017. Journal of Politics 79(2).

Signaling and Counter-Signaling in the Judicial Hierarchy: An Empirical Analysis of En Banc Review, with Alex Hirsch and John Kastellec. 2016. American Journal of Political Science 60(2). 

The Interplay of Ideological Diversity, Dissents, and Discretionary Review in the Judicial Hierarchy: Evidence from Death Penalty Cases, with John Kastellec. 2014. Journal of Politics 76(4).

Whistleblowing and Compliance in the Judicial Hierarchy, with Alex Hirsch and John Kastellec. 2014. American Journal of Political Science 58(4). Winner of the Law & Courts Section’s 2013 Best Conference Paper Award.

Shaping Supreme Court Policy Through Appointments: The Impact of a New Justice, with Charles M. Cameron and Jee-Kwang Park. 2009. University of Minnesota Law Review 93(5): 1820-1870.

Working Papers

Evolution of Conflict in the Courts of Appeals, with Kelly Rader

Read more about my project on Intercircuit Splits on the Courts of Appeals with Kelly Rader