Forthcoming. “Blurring Institutional Boundaries: Judges’ Perceptions of Threats to Judicial Independence.” with Michael Zilis. Journal of Law and Courts.
2018. “Restraining the Court: Assessing Accounts of Congressional Attempts to Limit Supreme Court Authority.” with Michael Zilis. Legislative Studies Quarterly. 43(1): 141-169
2018. “Trial and Error: Lawyers and Nonlawyer Advocates.” with Colleen Shanahan and Anna Carpenter. Law and Social Inquiry.
2015. “Legal Elites and Public Perceptions of the Supreme Court: Is the Supreme Court a ‘Political’ Institution?” with Brandon Bartels and Chris Johnston. Law and Society Review 49(3): 761-794.
2014. "Stepping on Congress: Courts, Congress, and Inter-institutional Politics" with Forrest Maltzman, Charles Shipan, and Michael Zilis. Journal of Law and Courts 2(2): 219-240.
Selected Working Projects
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Representation in Context: Party Power and Lawyer Expertise; a book project with Anna Carpenter (Tulsa Law) and Colleen Shanahan (Temple Law)
Individual Roots of Institutional Conflict: Origins and Consequences of Congressional Threats to the Supreme Court; a book project with Michael Zilis (University of Kentucky)
"Studying the "New" Civil Judges" with Anna Carpenter, Colleen Shanahan, and Jessica Steinberg (George Washington Law)
"The Conditional Effectiveness of Legislative Threats: How Court-curbing Alters the Behavior of (Some) Supreme Court Justices" (under review), with Michael Zilis
"Civil Legal Services as a Site of Civic Learning."
-- supported by the National Science Foundation