Publications, Papers, and Replication Data











































2018

Black, Ryan C., Timothy R. Johnson, and Ryan J. Owens. 2018. “Building a Hot Bench: The Oral Argument Behavior and Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia.” In David A. Schultz and Howard Schweber (editors) The Conservative Revolution of Antonin Scalia. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Peer Reviewed.

Lindom, Tiffany, Charles Gregory, and Timothy R. Johnson. 2018. “Gender Dynamics and Supreme Court Oral Argument.” Michigan State Law Review. Vol. 2017, #5. 1033-1055 (published in July 2018)

Black, Ryan C., Timothy R. Johnson, and Ryan J. Owens. 2018. “Chief Justice Burger and the Bench: How Physically Changing the Shape of the Court’s Bench Reduced Interruptions during Oral Argument.” Journal of Supreme Court History. Vol 43, #1 (March): 83-98.

Johnson, Timothy R. and Ryan C. Black. 2018. “The Roberts Court and Oral Arguments: A First Decade Retrospective.” Washington University Journal of Law and Policy. Vol. 54, December: 137-148.
2017
Bryan, Amanda C., Charles Gregory, and Timothy R. Johnson. 2017. “Deference to the Solicitor General: Questioning Traits of Supreme Court Justices during Oral Arguments.” Loyola University of Chicago Law Review.

Pryor, Tom and Timothy R. Johnson. 2017. “Supreme Court Oral Arguments in Perspective.”  In Robert Howard and Kirk Randazzo (editors) Routledge Handbook of Judicial Politics. New York: Routledge.

2016
Sorenson, Maron and Timothy R. Johnson. 2016. “Supreme Court Decision Making in Comparative Perspective.” In Ralf Rogowski (editor) Constitutional Courts in Comparison: The U.S. Supreme Court and the German Federal Constitutional Court. New York: Berghahn Publishers.

Johnson, Timothy R. and Charles Gregory. 2016. “The Chief Justice and Oral Arguments.”  In, Artemus Ward and David Danelski (editors), The Chief Justice: Appointment and Influence. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.  Peer Reviewed.

2014

Johnson, Timothy R. David R. Stras, and Ryan C. Black. 2014. “Advice from the Bench (Memo): Clerk Influence on Supreme Court Oral Arguments.” Marquette Law Review. Vol. 98, #1 (Fall): 21-42.

Johnson, Timothy R and Maron W. Sorenson. 2014. “Supreme Court Oral Arguments as a Measure of Personal Salience.” Law and Courts Newsletter. Vol. 24, #2 (Summer): 12-14.

2013

Black, Ryan C., Rachel Schutte, and Timothy R. Johnson. 2013. “Trying to Get What You Want:Heresthetical Maneuvering and U.S. Supreme Court Decision Making.” Political Research Quarterly. Vol. 66, #4 (December): 819-830.

Black, Ryan C., Maron W. Sorenson, and Timothy R. Johnson. 2013. “Towards an Actor Based Measure of Supreme Court Salience: Information Seeking and Engagement During Oral Arguments.” Political Research Quarterly. Vol. 66, #4 (December): 804-818.

Ringsmuth, Eve M. and Timothy R. Johnson. 2013. “Supreme Court Oral Arguments and Institutional Maintenance.” American Politics Research. Vol. 41, #4 (July): 651-673

Ringsmuth, Eve M., Amanda C. Bryan, and Timothy R. Johnson. 2013. “Voting Fluidity and Oral Argument on the U.S.Supreme Court.” Political Research Quarterly. Vol. 66, #2 (June): 429-440.

Included in Kevin Lewis. 2012. "Findings: A Daily Roundup of Academic Studies." National Affairs. May 11, 2012. http://www.nationalaffairs.com/blog/detail/findings-a-daily-roundup/civil-war.

2012

Black, Ryan C., Timothy R. Johnson, and Justin Wedeking. 2012. Oral Arguments and Coalition Formation on the U.S. Supreme Court: A Deliberate Dialogue.  978-0-472-11846-5. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 160 pages.

Johnson, Timothy R. James F. Spriggs II, and Paul J. Wahlbeck. 2012. “The Politics of Precedent in the U.S. Supreme Court.” In, Kevin McGuire (editor) New Directions In Judicial Politics. New York: Routledge. Peer Reviewed

2011

Black, Ryan C.  Sarah A. Treul, Timothy R. Johnson, and Jerry Goldman.  2011.  “Emotions, Oral Arguments, and Supreme Court Decision Making.”  Journal of Politics. Vol. 73, #2 (April): 572-581. Replication Data

Black, Ryan C., Amanda Bryan, and Timothy R. Johnson.  2011.  “Courts and Issue Salience: An International Perspective.”  In Kai Opperman and Henrik Viehrig (editors) Issue Salience in International Politics.  New York: Routledge.  (Pre-Published copy edited version)

2010

Cross, Frank B., James F. Spriggs II, Timothy R. Johnson, and Paul J. Wahlbeck. 2010. “Citations in the U.S. Supreme Court: An Empirical Study of their use and Significance.” University of Illinois Law Review. Vol. 2010, #2: 489-576.

2009

Johnson, Timothy R. Johnson and Jerry Goldman eds. 2009. A Good Quarrel: America's Top Legal Reporters Share Stories from Inside the Supreme Court. 978-0-472-03326-3. University of Michigan Press. 216 pages.

Featured on: C-SPAN2's BookTV Scotusblog.comHowAppealing.com, and the Legal Intelligencer. For more information see the audio clips page. Reviewed by Law and Politics Book ReviewJournal of Legal Education Law and Society Review, and Goodreads.

Johnson, Timothy R. and Jerry Goldman. 2009. “The Role of Oral Arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court.” In Timothy R. Johnson and Jerry Goldman (editors) A Good Quarrel: America’s Top Legal Reporters Share Stories from Inside the Supreme Court. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Johnson, Timothy R., Ryan Black, Jerry Goldman, and Sarah Treul. 2009. “Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Do Justices Tip their Hands with Questions at Oral Argument in the U.S. Supreme Court?” Washington University Journal of Law & Policy. Vol. 29, #X (Spring): 241-261.

Featured in the New York TimesScotusblog.com, and Bench and Bar of Minnesota.

Johnson, Timothy R., Ryan Black, and Justin Wedeking. 2009. “Pardon the Interruption: An Empirical Analysis of Supreme Court Justices' Behavior During Oral Arguments.” Loyola Law Review. Vol. 55, #2(Summer): 331-351.

Johnson, Timothy R., Ryan Black, and Eve Ringsmuth. 2009. “Hear Me Roar: What Provokes Supreme Court Justices to Dissent from the Bench?” University of Minnesota Law Review. Vol. 93, #XX (Spring): 1560-1581.

Featured in the New York Times.

2007

Johnson, Timothy R., James F. Spriggs, and Paul J. Wahlbeck. 2007. “Supreme Court Oral Advocacy: Does it affect the Justices' Decisions?” Washington University Law Review.” Vol. 85, #3 (December): 457-527.

Fowler, James, Timothy R. Johnson, James F. Spriggs, Sangick Jeon, and Paul J. Wahlbeck. 2007. “Network Analysis and the Law: Measuring the Legal Importance of Supreme Court Precedents.” Political Analysis . Vol. 15, #3 (Summer): 324-346.

2006

Johnson, Timothy R., Paul J. Wahlbeck, and James F. Spriggs.  2006. “The Influence of Oral Argumentation before the U.S. Supreme Court.”  American Political Science Review. Vol. 100, #1 (February): 99-113.  For Replication data click here.

Featured on The Monkey Cage.

2005

Johnson, Timothy R. and Jason Roberts.  2005.  “Pivotal Politics, Presidential Capital, and Supreme Court Nominations. ”  Congress and the Presidency.  Vol. 32, #1 (Spring): 31-48.

Johnson, Timothy R., James Spriggs, and Paul Wahlbeck.  2005.  “Passing and Strategic Voting on the U.S. Supreme Court.”  Law and Society Review.  Vol. 39, #2 (June): 349-377.

Johnson, Timothy R. and Jason Roberts.  2005.  “American Bar Association Dialogue: Selecting Supreme Court Justices.”  Focus on Law Studies.  Vol. XX, # 2 (Spring):1-20.

2004

Johnson, Timothy R.  2004.  Oral Arguments and Decision Making on the United States Supreme Court.  ISBN: 0-7914-6103-3.  Albany, NY: SUNY Press.  180 pages.

Reviewed by Perspectives on PoliticsLaw and Politics Book Review, and Justice System Journal.

Johnson, Timothy R. and Jason Roberts.  2004.  “Presidential Capital and the Supreme Court Confirmation Process.”  Journal of Politics.  Vol. 66, #3 (August): 663-683.


2003

Hoekstra, Valerie and Timothy R. Johnson.  2003.  “Delaying Justice: The Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear Rearguments.”  Political Research Quarterly.  Vol. 56, #3 (September): 351-360.  

Johnson, Timothy R.  2003.  “The Supreme Court, the Solicitor General, and the Separation of Powers.”  American Politics Research.  Vol. 31, #4 (July): 426-451.

2001

Johnson, Timothy R.  2001.  “Information, Oral Arguments, and Supreme Court Decision Making.”  American Politics Research.  Vol. 29, #4 (July):331-351.  

2000

Johnson, Timothy R.  2000. “Data Sources for Researching the United States Supreme Court.”    DttP: Documents to the People.  Vol. 28, #2 (Summer): 45-48.

1990's

Gilbert, Chris, David A.M. Peterson, Timothy R. Johnson, and Paul Djupe. 1999. Religious Institutions and Minor Parties in the United States. ISBN: 0-275-96310-1. Westport, CT: Praeger Press. 192 pages.

Reviewed by the American Political Science Review.

Johnson, Timothy R., Andrew D. Martin.  1998.  “The Public’s Conditional Response to Supreme Court Decisions.”  American Political Science Review.  Vol. 92, #2 (June): 229-309.

Epstein, Lee, Jeffrey Segal, and Timothy R. Johnson.  1996.  “The Claim of Issue Creation on the U.S. Supreme Court.”  American Political Science Review. Vol. 90, #4 (December): 845-852.

Gilbert, Chris, David A.M. Peterson, and Timothy R. Johnson. 1995. “The Religious Roots of Third Party Voting: A Comparison of Anderson, Wallace, and Perot.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion . Vol. 34, #4 (December): 470-484.