logoWustlSm  
Lee Epstein
trans
Lee Epsteing Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor
Untitled Page

THE U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICES DATABASE
Funded by the National Science Foundation, Law and Social Science Program, #0241369

Lee Epstein, Principal Investigator
Thomas G. Walker, Principal Investigator
Nancy Staudt, Co-Principal Investigator
Scott Hendrickson
Jason Roberts

This is a multi-user, public database containing information on individuals nominated (whether confirmed or not) to the U.S. Supreme Court (John Jay-Amy Coney Barrett). Specifically, the Database houses 245 variables, falling into five categories: identifiers, background characteristics and personal attributes, nomination and confirmation, service on the Court, and departures from the bench.

  • CSV (Comma Delimited Text), click here
  • DTA (Stata), click here
  • XLSX (Microsoft Excel Worksheet), click here.
  • XPT (SAS Transport File), click here

All databases and documentation updated on January 17, 2021.

Documentation. Click here. This is a 138-page .pdf but we urge you to look it over before using the Database.

Citing the Database. If you use this Database, please cite it as:

Epstein, Lee, Thomas G. Walker, Nancy Staudt, Scott Hendrickson, and Jason Roberts. (2021). "The U.S. Supreme Court Justices Database." January 17. At: http://epstein.wustl.edu/research/justicesdata.html.

We would be very grateful for feedback.