Bryan, Amanda C., Rachael Houston, and Timothy R. Johnson. 2020. “Taking Note: Justice Harry A. Blackmun’s Observations from Oral Argument about Life, the Law, and the U.S. Supreme Court.” Journal of Supreme Court History. 45(1) 44-65.

Bryan, Amanda C. 2020. “Public Opinion and Setting the Agenda on the U.S. Supreme Court.” American Politics Research. 48(3) 377-390. 


Doherty, David, Amanda C. Bryan, Reid Willis, and Paul Witry. 2019. “Representation Imperatives in the Public Mind.” Social Science Quarterly. 100(6) 1963-1983.




Chen, Philip G. and Amanda C. Bryan. 2018. “Judging the Vapid and Hallow Cha- rade: Citizen Evaluations and the Candor of U.S. Supreme Court Nominees.” Political Behavior. 40(2) 495-520.


Bryan, Amanda C. and Ryan J. Owens. 2017. “How Supreme Court Justices Supervise Ideologically Distant States.” American Politics Research. 45(3) 435-456.



Black, Ryan C. and Amanda C. Bryan. 2016. “The Policy Consequences of Term Limits on the U.S. Supreme Court,” Ohio Northern University Law Review. 42: 821.


Bryan, Amanda C. and Christopher D. Kromphardt. 2016. “Public Opinion, Public Support, and Counter-Attitudinal Voting on the U.S. Supreme Court.” Justice System Journal. 37(4): 298-317. 



Bryan, Amanda C. and Eve M. Ringsmuth. 2016. "Jeremiad or Weapon of Words? The Power of Emotive Language in Supreme Court Opinions." Journal of Law and Courts 4(1) Spring: 159-185.

Johnson, Timothy R., Amanda C. Bryan and Charles Gregory. 2016. “Loyalty and Def- erence at Oral Arguments: An Empirical Examination of How Supreme Court Justices Treat Solicitors General” Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. 48: 439-74.




Owens, Ryan J., Patrick Wohlfarth, Alexander Tahk and Amanda C. Bryan. 2015. “Nominating Commissions, Judicial Retention, and Forward-Looking Behavior on State Supreme Courts: An Empirical Examination of Selection and Retention Methods” State Politics & Policy Quarterly. 15(2) May: 211-238.





Black, Ryan C. and Amanda C. Bryan. 2014. “Explaining the (Non)Occurrence of Equal Divisions on the U.S. Supreme Court.” American Politics Research 42(6) November: 1077-1095. 


Black, Ryan C., Christina L. Boyd, and Amanda C. Bryan. 2014. “Revisiting the Influ- ence of Law Clerks on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Agenda Setting Process.” Marquette University Law Review 78(1): 75-109.



Black, Ryan C. and Amanda C. Bryan. 2014. “Calling in the Reserves: Judicial Replacements on the U.S. Supreme Court.” Justice System Journal 35(1) March: 4-26.






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






Black, Ryan C., Amanda C. Bryan, and Timothy R. Johnson. 2011. “An Actor- Based Measure of Issue Salience: Information Acquisition and the Case of the United States Supreme Court.” In Kai Opperman and Henrik Viehrig (editors) Issue Salience in International Politics. New York: Routledge. 






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