Supplemental information for JOP article
The following files contain data from Bailey, Michael A. 2013. Is Today’s Court the Most Conservative in Sixty Years? Challenges and Opportunities in Measuring Judicial Preferences. Journal of Politics, 75, 3 (July).
This file contains additional information on the data and estimation procedure.
This Excel file [Public_IdealPoints_JOP_Jan2013_Rev1.xlsx] contains
- ideal points for each Supreme Court justice, president, senator, and representative for each year from 1951 to 2011.
- legal parameter estimates for all justices
- Supreme Court and congressional medians and presidential ideal points for each year from 1951 to 2011.
This Excel file [Public_Court data and code_Jan2013.xlsx] contains
- court comment observations
- case cutpoint data
- computer code
For ideal points and legal parameters from Bailey and Maltzman (2009), see data page for that paper.