The Canadian Supreme Court: Attitudinal Conflict in Right to Counsel Cases
C.L. OSTBERG and MATTHEW E. WETSTEIN explore whether Supreme Court justices in Canada are influenced by their political ideology when resolving right to counsel cases. Using an empirical model that controls for the effects of case facts, they find considerable evidence that the attitudes of the justices do provide a significant explanation for their voting behavior in nonunanimous cases.
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