Some of the Math in the November 8, 2014 Draft of 'Challenging the Randomness of Panel Assignment in the Federal Courts of Appeals,' Including the Bottom-Line Statistical Analysis, is Incorrect

Henry Corrigan-Gibbs, Keith Winstein
2014 Social Science Research Network  
A recent working-paper draft examines the randomness of assignments of U.S. federal judges to threejudge appellate panels. 1 The working paper raises important concerns about the judicial system and has attracted considerable popular interest. 2 However, the draft makes some incorrect statements and relies on an unsound analysis. We briefly note these issues.
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2526494 fatcat:jza7j32w6vfkdk74ehrx7dkosa