Supreme Court Justice Database

Personal and historical ideological data on US Supreme Court justices

(12 columns, 706 rows)

Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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ResourceObject["Supreme Court Justice Database"]
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View the data:

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ResourceData["Supreme Court Justice Database"]
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Visualization

Plot birthplaces of Supreme Court justices:

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GeoListPlot[
 ResourceData["Supreme Court Justice Database"][All, 
   "justiceBirthPlace"] // DeleteDuplicates]
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Plot ideological scores over time for recent members of the Supreme Court:

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With[{scotusTS = 
   TimeSeries /@ 
    Values /@ 
     GroupBy[ResourceData["Supreme Court Justice Database"], 
       "justiceName"][[All, All, {"term", "post_mn"}]]},
 DateListPlot[
  scotusTS[{"Thomas", "Scalia", "Roberts", "Kennedy", "Ginsburg", 
    "Sotomayor", "Breyer", "Alito", "Kagan"}]]]
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Wolfram Research, "Supreme Court Justice Database" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.50981.data

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