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Fix, Michael P., and Benjamin J. Kassow. 2020. U.S. Supreme Court Doctrine in the State High Courts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Expected Publication August 2020].


Fix, Michael P., and Bailey R. Fairbanks. 2020. “The Effect of Opinion Readability on the Impact of U.S. Supreme Court Precedents in State High Courts.” Social Science Quarterly 101(2): 811–824.

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Curry, Todd A, and Michael P. Fix 2019. “May It Please the Twitterverse: The Use of Twitter by State High Court Judges.” Journal of Information Technology & Politics 16(4): 379-393.

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Fix, Michael P. 2018. “Understanding the Mechanisms Driving the Evolution of Obscenity Law in Five Common Law Countries.” Journal of Comparative Law 13(2): 147–163.

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Fix, Michael P., and Joshua L. Mitchell. 2017. “Examining the Policy Learning Dynamics of Atypical Policies with an Application to State Preemption of Local Dog Laws.” Statistics, Politics and Policy 8(2): 223–247.

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Fix, Michael P. and Gbemende E. Johnson. 2017. “Public Perceptions of Gender Bias in the Decisions of Female State Court Judges.” Vanderbilt Law Review 70(6): 1845–1886.

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Fix, Michael P., Justin T. Kingsland, and Matthew D. Montgomery. 2017. “The Complexities of State Court Compliance with U.S. Supreme Court Precedent.” Justice System Journal 38(2): 149-163.

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Fix, Michael P. 2016. “The Evolution of Obscenity Standards in the Common Law World.” Journal of Comparative Law 11(2): 75-99.

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Franklin, Daniel P. and Michael P. Fix. 2016. “The Best of Times and the Worst of Times: Polarization and Presidential Success in Congress.” Congress & the Presidency 43(3): 377-394.

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Fix, Michael P. 2016. “A Universal Standard for Obscenity? The Importance of Context and Other Considerations.” Justice System Journal 37(1): 72-88.

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Butz, Adam M., Michael P. Fix, and Joshua L. Mitchell. 2015. “Policy Learning and the Diffusion of Stand-Your-Ground Laws.” Politics & Policy 43(3): 347-377.

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Fix, Michael P. 2014. “Does Deference Depend on Distinction? Issue Salience and Judicial Decision Making in Administrative Law Cases.” Justice System Journal 35(2):122–138.

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Kassow, Benjamin, Donald R. Songer, and Michael P. Fix. 2012. “The Influence of Precedent on State Supreme Courts.” Political Research Quarterly 65(June): 372-384.

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Randazzo, Kirk A., Richard W. Waterman, and Michael P. Fix. 2011. “State Supreme Courts and the Effects of Statutory Constraint.’’ Political Research Quarterly 64(Dec.): 790-802.

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Fix, Michael P., and Kirk A. Randazzo. 2010. “Judicial Deference and National Security: Applications of the Political Question and Act of State Doctrines.” Democracy and Security 6(1): 1-16.

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