Law, politics, & perception : how policy preferences influence legal reasoning / Eileen Braman.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009.
xxi, 231 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Constitutionalism and democracy.
Formatted Contents Note
Outlining a theory of motivated cognition in legal decision making A motivated reasoning approach to the commerce clause interpretation of the Rehnquist court Seeing what they want? : analogical perceptions in discrimination disputes / with Thomas E. Nelson Reasoning on the threshold : testing the separability of preferences in legal decision making Justifying outcomes? : how legal decision makers explain threshold decisions Motivated reasoning as an empirical framework : finding our way back to context.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -221) and index.
KF380 .B6 2009
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