Professor McGuire teaches courses on the U.S. Supreme Court and American constitutional law. His current research interests include the psychological influences on the justices’ decisions, content analysis of the Court’s written opinions, measuring the ideology of the Court’s case outcomes over time, and compliance with judicial policy. For the 2015-2016 year, he is serving as Chair of the Organized Section on Law and Courts of the American Political Science Association.
Office Hours, Fall 2016
Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00am – 12:30pm
“Birth Order, Preferences, and Norms on the U.S. Supreme Court.” 2015. Law & Society Review 49:945-972.
“The Psychological Origins of a Constitutional Revolution: The Supreme Court, Birth Order, and Nationalizing the Bill of Rights.” 2013. Political Research Quarterly 66:441-453.
New Directions in Judicial Judicial Politics, ed. 2012. New York: Routledge.
“There Was a Crooked Man(uscript): A Not-So-Serious Look at the Serious Subject of Plagiarism.” 2010. PS: Political Science & Politics 43:107-113.
“Measuring Policy Content on the U.S. Supreme Court.” 2009. With Georg Vanberg, Charles E. Smith, Jr., and Gregory A. Caldeira. Journal of Politics 71:1305-1321.