Research Highlights

What actually drives the politics of Supreme Court appointments?

Scholars have produced a wealth of empirical studies of the Supreme Court’s appointment and confirmation process, but have produced only one integrated theory that connects both the nomination and confirmation decisions. Charles Cameron and John Kastellec evaluate Supreme Court nominations from 1937 to 2010 and find inadequacies in the theory’s...

How are European parties resolving inclusion dilemmas?

How are European parties resolving inclusion dilemmas – knowing that reaching out to new voter groups, especially including Muslim candidates, will please some and upset other members of a party’s existing coalition? Rafaela Dancygier’s book, Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics, casts a new light on research about electoral...
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