Overruling Precedents

rjlipkin at aol.com rjlipkin at aol.com
Sun Feb 25 10:55:05 PST 2007

 My original request has taken on a new focus which was rather pedestrian. Now I'm interested in overruling precedent as a practice. Is there any empirical research which hones close to actual Supreme Court practice, yet tries to develop a coherent account (if there is one), I 'm reluctant to call it a theory, of the circumstances, reasons, subject matter of the cases, and so forth of when the Court overrules precedent?
 Robert Justin Lipkin
 Professor of Law
 Widener university School of Law
  Ratio Juris: Contributor: http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
 Essentially Contested America: Editor: http://www.essentiallycontestedamerica.org/ 
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If you are doing more recent scholarship, there is a 2006 edition
available now in hard copy that has not been updated yet on the gpoaccess

Joel Fishman, Ph.D.
Duquesne U. Center for Legal Information/
Allegheny County Law Library

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