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The Doctrine Of Stare Decisis In United States Supreme Court Opinions, Peter J. Aschenbrenner Dec 2013

The Doctrine Of Stare Decisis In United States Supreme Court Opinions, Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

OCL surveys United States Supreme Court cases from 1791 to 1900 for deployment of the phrase stare decisis in opinions and published arguments before the Court. The people, as Madison conceded, make their own precedents; they do this by approving (or not disapproving) official action (in the recent past); in turn, these officials look back to official action taken at time/s more or less remote from the present for their precedents.


Table Annexed To Article: The Doctrine Of Stare Decisis In The United States Supreme Court, Peter J. Aschenbrenner Mar 2013

Table Annexed To Article: The Doctrine Of Stare Decisis In The United States Supreme Court, Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

OCL surveys United States Supreme Court cases from 1791 to 1900 for deployment of the phrase stare decisis in opinions and published arguments before the Court. The people, as Madison conceded, make their own precedents; they do this by approving (or not disapproving) official action (in the recent past); in turn, these officials look back to official action taken at time/s more or less remote from the present for their precedents.


The Doctrine Of Stare Decisis In United States Supreme Court Opinions, Peter Aschenbrenner Jan 2013

The Doctrine Of Stare Decisis In United States Supreme Court Opinions, Peter Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

OCL surveys United States Supreme Court cases from 1791 to 1900 for deployment of the phrase stare decisis in opinions and published arguments before the Court. The people, as Madison conceded, make their own precedents by approving (prior) official action taken by current officials as a foundation for resolving issues-of-the-day.


Table Annexed To Article: The Doctrine Of Stare Decisis In United States Supreme Court Opinions, Peter J. Aschenbrenner Dec 2012

Table Annexed To Article: The Doctrine Of Stare Decisis In United States Supreme Court Opinions, Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

OCL surveys United States Supreme Court cases from 1791 to 1900 for deployment of the phrase stare decisis in opinions and published arguments before the Court. The people, as Madison conceded, make their own precedents by approving (prior) official action taken by current officials as a foundation for resolving issues-of-the-day.


Workshop Text For Powerpoint: Unanimous Decisions Of The Supreme Court, Peter Aschenbrenner Jun 2012

Workshop Text For Powerpoint: Unanimous Decisions Of The Supreme Court, Peter Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

How can we explain so many unanimous decisions if justices of the United States Supreme Court are appointed by Presidents with different philosophies? Far more unanimous decisions occured in the interval 2000-2010 that would result from random decision-making.


Table Annexed To Workshop Materials: Unanimous Decisions, Peter J. Aschenbrenner May 2012

Table Annexed To Workshop Materials: Unanimous Decisions, Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

How can so many unanimous decisions result from the decision-making of judges appointed by Presidents of different parties? Decisions (2000-2010) are surveyed.