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Study Report

Study Number: GA-001-001-2-1-United States-ICPSR-1789

Subject Area: Legal Systems

Bibliographic Citation: United States Supreme Court justices biographical data, 1789-1958.  [machine-readable data file] / Schmidhauser, John R.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7240

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy, 1 accompanied book report and machine-readable.

Abstract: This study contains biographical data on ninety-two Supreme Court Justices. Potter C. Stewart, appointed in 1958, is the last Justice to be included in the study. The dataset includes information on party identification, religion, and ethnic background. There are twenty-one variables and one card per respondent for this study.

SUBJECT TERMS: ethnicity. judges. judicial activities. legal systems. political party preference. religion. Supreme Court justices. United States Supreme Court.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

Schmidhauser, John R. ''The Justices of the Supreme Court: A Collective Portrait,'' Midwest Journal of Political Science, 3 (February 1959).

Media/File Reports:

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