This week's guest blogger is Greg Sisk (St. Thomas). Greg is a nationally-recognized scholar on the subjects of civil litigation with the federal government and empirical (statistical) analysis of judicial decisionmaking; he also writes about federal courts, legal ethics, and constitutional law. He is the author of the casebook, “Litigation With the Federal Government,” which is published by Foundation Press. Sisk’s empirical work on court decisions was honored with the Article Prize from the Law and Society Association in 1999.
Greg's publications include: Judges and Ideology: Public and Academic Debates About Statistical Measures, 99 Northwestern University Law Review 743 (2005); Signaling and Precedent in Federal District Court Opinions, 13 Supreme Court Economic Review 63 (2005); Searching for the Soul of Judicial Decisionmaking: An Empirical Study of Religious Freedom Decisions, 65 Ohio State Law Journal 491 (2004); Above the Rules: A Response to Epstein and King, 69 University of Chicago Law Review 135 (2002).