Categories Variable updates

Update on PRISONER variable

As of 8/3017, there is a new variable in Participants coding called Prisoner.  This dummy variable indicates whether the appellant was a prisoner in a state or federal prison and was challenging something about the conditions in prison (e.g., civil rights, liberties, etc.) and/or was bringing a habeas petition. This is NOT the same as […]

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Categories Variable updates

Updates on Coding Tools

I’m creating this page to report updates and changes I’m making to our coding tools. The coding tools now contain two new fields of variables: Tallies and Citations. The Tallies variables are filled in automatically after the Judges and Outcome variables are coded.  We can override the default coding of these variables, however, as needed.  […]

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Hello team!

I’m using a simple WordPress theme to quickly set up a web site for this project.  We can create pages and add them to the navigation menu. WordPress allows us to create blog posts for the site and add a lot of different widgets.  The blog tools will allow a number of authors to contribute […]

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