LEGAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
& LEGAL INFORMATICS RESOURCES:
STUDIES OF INFORMATION
USED BY COURTS (SELECTED)

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Citation Studies

Robert D. Archibald, Stare Decisis and the Ohio Supreme Court, 9 W. RES. L. REV. 23 (1957).

Neil N. Bernstein, The Supreme Court and Secondary Source Material: 1965 Term, 57 GEO. L.J. 55 (1968).

Robert C. Berring, Legal Information and the Search for Cognitive Authority, 88 Cal. L. Rev. 1673, 1690 (2000).

Peter Clinch, The Use of Authority: Citation Patterns in the English Courts, 46 J. DOCUMENTATION 387 (1990).

Wes Daniels, "Far Beyond the Law Reports": Secondary Source Citations in United States Supreme Court Opinions, October Terms 1900, 1940, and 1978, 76 LAW LIBR. J. 1, 14-20 (1983).

Lawrence M. Friedman et al., State Supreme Courts: A Century of Style and Citation, 33 STAN. L. REV. 773, 792-817 (1981).

Paul Hellyer, Assessing the Influence of Computer-Assisted Legal Research: A Study of California Supreme Court Opinions, 97 LAW LIBR. J. 285 (2005), also available at http://www.aallnet.org/products/pub_llj_v97n02/2005-16.pdf.

JOHN W. JOHNSON, THE DIMENSIONS OF NON-LEGAL EVIDENCE IN THE AMERICAN JUDICIAL PROCESS: THE SUPREME COURT'S USE OF EXTRA-LEGAL MATERIALS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (1990).

Robert A. Kagan et al., The Evolution of State Supreme Courts, 76 MICH. L. REV. 961, 991-93 (1978).

William M. Landes & Richard A. Posner, Legal Precedent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, 19 J.L. & ECON. 249 (1976).

James Leonard, An Analysis of Citations to Authority in Ohio Appellate Decisions Published in 1990, 86 LAW LIBR. J. 129 (1994).

Richard A. Mann, The North Carolina Supreme Court 1977: A Statistical Analysis, 15 WAKE FOREST L. REV. 39 (1979).

William H. Manz, The Citation Practices of the New York Court of Appeals, 1850-1993, 43 BUFF. L. REV. 121 (1995).

William H. Manz, The Citation Practices of the New York Court of Appeals: A Millennium Update, 49 BUFF. L. REV. 1273 (2001).

THOMAS B. MARVELL, APPELLATE COURTS AND LAWYERS: INFORMATION GATHERING IN THE ADVERSARY SYSTEM 365-66 n.7 (1978) (citing Victor G. Rosenblum et al., Report on the Uses of Social Science in Judicial Decision Making (1977) (unpublished manuscript available in the Northwestern University Law School Library)).

Stephen Marx, Citation Networks in the Law, 10 JURIMETRICS J. 121 (1970).

John Henry Merryman, The Authority of Authority: What the California Supreme Court Cited in 1950, 6 STAN. L. REV. 613 (1954).

John Henry Merryman, Toward A Theory of Citations: An Empirical Study of the Citation Practice of the California Supreme Court in 1950, 1960, and 1970, 50 S. CAL. L. REV. 381 (1977).

Chester A. Newland, Legal Periodicals and the United States Supreme Court, 7 U. KAN. L. REV. 477 (1959).

William L. Reynolds, II, The Court of Appeals of Maryland: Roles, Work and Performance, Part II: Craftsmanship and Decisionmaking, 38 MD. L. REV. 148 (1978).

Frederick Schauer & Virginia J. Wise, Nonlegal Information and the Delegalization of Law, 29 J. LEGAL STUD. 495 (2000).

John Scurlock, Scholarship and the Courts, 32 UMKC L. REV. 228 (1964).

Fred R. Shapiro, The Most-Cited Law Review Articles, 71 CHI.-KENT L. REV. 751, 767-77 (1996).

Fred R. Shapiro, The Most-Cited Legal Books Published Since 1978, 29 J. LEGAL STUD. 397, 407 (2000).

George Rose Smith, The Current Opinions of the Supreme Court of Arkansas: A Study in Craftsmanship, 1 ARK. L. REV. 89 (1947).

Fritz Snyder, The Great Authors and Their Influence on the Supreme Court, 7 LEGAL REFERENCE SERVICES Q. 285 (1987).

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Other Studies of Judicial Information Sources

Alfred H. Kelly, Clio and the Court: An Illicit Love Affair, 1965 SUP. CT. REV. 119.

Janet G. Kohn, Social Psychological Data, Legislative Fact, and Constitutional Law, 29 GEO. WASH. L. REV. 136 (1960).

Harold L. Korn, Law, Fact, and Science in the Courts, 66 COLUM. L. REV. 1080 (1966).

Charles M. Lamb, Judicial Policy-Making and Information Flow to the Supreme Court, 29 VAND. L. REV. 45 (1976).

THOMAS B. MARVELL, APPELLATE COURTS AND LAWYERS: INFORMATION GATHERING IN THE ADVERSARY SYSTEM (1978).

Arthur Selwyn Miller & Jerome A. Barron, The Supreme Court, the Adversary System, and the Flow of Information to the Justices: A Preliminary Inquiry, 61 VA. L. REV. 1187 (1975).

CHARLES A. MILLER, THE SUPREME COURT AND THE USES OF HISTORY (1969).

PAUL L. ROSEN, THE SUPREME COURT AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (1972).

Peter W. Sperlich, And Then There Were Six: The Decline of the American Jury, 63 JUDICATURE 262 (1980).

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