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Policy, Precedent, and Power: A Positive Theory of Supreme Court Decision-Making


  • Schwartz, Edward P


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  • Schwartz, Edward P, 1992. "Policy, Precedent, and Power: A Positive Theory of Supreme Court Decision-Making," Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 8(2), pages 219-252, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:jleorg:v:8:y:1992:i:2:p:219-52

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    3. Mat McCubbins & Roger Noll & Barry Weingast, 2005. "The Political Economy of Law: Decision-Making by Judicial, Legislative, Executive and Administrative Agencies," Discussion Papers 04-035, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
    4. Mariano Tommasi & Pablo T. Spiller, 2004. "The Institutions of Regulation," Working Papers 67, Universidad de San Andres, Departamento de Economia, revised Mar 2004.

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