Supreme court opinions dating from
"The court can try to go ahead, but on cases where they are split 4-4 , their only options are to leave the lower court decision intact or to hold the case over until Justice Scalia's replacement is confirmed." That could have a major impact this term, for example, in the labor union case the court is deciding.At issue there is whether non members of a public sector union can be compelled to pay fees for collective bargaining. After oral arguments, court watchers believed that the Court might be poised to reverse that decision.
The researchers drew on 16 features of each vote, including the justice, the term, the issue and the court of origin. Courts of appeals; certiorari; certified questions.28 U. Cornell University's Legal Information Institute has placed the Rules of the U. That's because studies reveal that artificial intelligence predicts the court's decisions more accurately than legal experts. Supreme Court, talking heads may soon be replaced by talking bots on the evening news.Decisions of the Oregon Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Tax Court are posted weekly as issued by the courts.
Each decision is paginated as it will appear in the printed Advance Sheets.
With the information, the research team created a machine-learning statistical model to look at all prior years for associations and outcomes.
The algorithm then took the information to update its strategy and progress each year with outcomes.
It was expected that Justice Anthony Kennedy might join the conservatives in a 5-4 vote.
On abortion, next month, justices will hear a case challenging parts of a Texas abortion law that requires that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and mandates that clinics upgrade their facilities to hospital-like standards. If he votes with the liberals, it's likely a 5-3 decision to overturn.
Online decisions include citations and hyperlinks to cases dating back to 1998.