Common Incorrect Assumptions About Federal Judges

A President's Effect on Judicial Decision Making

Data science proves that many human factors litigators assume are relevant to their judge's decision actually do not affect their judgment at all. And that other, often unexpected, factors influence their judgment quite a bit.

In this report, we examine:

  • Do Republican-appointed judges rule in favor of business most often?
  • Are Obama-appointed judges less friendly to business than other judges?
  • What about female judges appointed by Trump?