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Reviewing the Justices’ Voting Records in Death Penalty Appeals, 1990-2010 (Part 1)

Last week, we discussed the data on how often the Justices of the Court voted with the majority in the Illinois Supreme Court’s death penalty cases between 1990 and 2010 (after which the death penalty was abolished). This week,…more
 /  Criminal Law

Measuring Influence in Death Penalty Cases – Which Justices Were Most Often in the Majority (Part 2)?

Yesterday, we began our review of the individual Justices’ voting records in death penalty cases, discussing the data on the percentage of the time each Justice voted with the majority in death penalty appeals for the years 1994…more
 /  Criminal Law

Measuring Influence in Death Penalty Cases – Which Justices Were Most Often in the Majority (Part 1)?

Earlier this week, we reviewed the data on the percentage of the time each Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court voted with the majority in death penalty cases. Today and tomorrow, we’ll be reviewing the same measure for the…more
 /  Criminal Law

You Betcha: “It doesn't make it a gotcha just because it got ya.”

On August 29, 2017, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York, Jed S. Rakoff, dismissed Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against The New York Times. The case was filed in June 2017. Judge Rakoff stated that…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics

Measuring Influence in Death Penalty Cases – Which Justices Were Most Often in the Majority (Part 2)?

Yesterday, we began our analysis of the individual Justices’ voting records in death penalty cases – specifically, how often each Justice voted with the majority. Today, we’ll review the data for the years 2000 through 2010. …more
 /  Criminal Law

Measuring Influence in Death Penalty Cases – Which Justices Were Most Often in the Majority?

For the past several weeks, we’ve been comparing the death penalty jurisprudence of the Illinois and California Supreme Courts. Having reviewed the county-by-county reversal rates last week, this week we’re looking at the…more
 /  Criminal Law

Were Majority Opinions in Death Penalty Cases Longer or Shorter When the Court Reversed?

Yesterday, we began our review of the Court’s majority opinions in death penalty appeals between 1994 and 2017, focusing on complete affirmances and partial reversals where the sentence was affirmed. Today, we review the second…more
 /  Criminal Law

Were Majority Opinions in Death Penalty Cases Longer or Shorter When the Court Reversed?

Yesterday, we began reviewing the data on majority opinions in death penalty cases from 1990 through the Court’s last death penalty appeal in 2010. Today, we look at a related question: did the Court’s majority opinions tend to…more
 /  Criminal Law

Who Has Written the Court’s Majority Opinions in Death Penalty Cases?

For the past few weeks, we’ve been reviewing the death penalty jurisprudence of the Illinois and California Supreme Courts on this blog and the Illinois Supreme Court Review.  This week, we’re reviewing the Court’s majority…more
 /  Criminal Law

Who Wrote the Court’s Majority Opinions in Death Penalty Cases?

For the past two weeks, we’ve been studying death penalty appeals, both here and on the California Supreme Court Review blog. This week, we turn our attention to the authors of the Court’s majority opinions in death penalty…more
 /  Criminal Law

The New Illinois Supreme Court Database – Reviewing the Data

Yesterday, we announced the completion of a substantial expansion to the Illinois Supreme Court’s database. Today, we review the full list of data points included in the database…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Criminal Law

The Illinois Supreme Court Database Expands – 2,871 Cases and 275,000 Data Points

Today, we announce a substantial expansion of the Illinois Supreme Court database. Matching the expansion earlier this year of the California Supreme Court database, the data on the Illinois Supreme Court has been expanded to…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Which Counties Had Lesser Affirmance Rates in Death Penalty Cases?

Yesterday, we reviewed the data for the year-by-year numbers of mandatory death penalty appeals decided by the California Supreme Court. Today, we review the overall affirmance rates, county by county. For the entire period,…more
 /  Criminal Law

Do Some Counties Have Higher Reversal Rates in Death Penalty Cases?

This week, we’re continuing our comparative analysis of the death penalty appeal cases, both here and over at the Illinois Supreme Court Review. The discussion is particularly timely for California given the Supreme Court’s…more
 /  Criminal Law

Where Did the Illinois Supreme Court’s Death Penalty Cases Arise?

Yesterday, we began reviewing the Court’s county by county distribution of death penalty appeals, beginning in 1994. Today, we will begin by reviewing the data from 2004 through 2010. The Court decided only two death penalty…more
 /  Criminal Law
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