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This is a raw dataset archive for The Burger Court Opinion Writing Database. Below you can find coded data about each opinion that was gathered for cases in the Burger Court. Just the datasets provides the raw data in 7 formats including CSV, DTA, POR, Rdata, SAV, XLSX, and XPT. The codebook corresponds with the datasets to explain the values in each one of the fields. We also offer this in one convenient codebook + datasets bundle.

You can cite this data using the following: Wahlbeck, Paul J., James F. Spriggs II, and Forrest Maltzman. 2011. The Burger Court Opinion-Writing Database.