• Judicial independence in the American states 

      Blake, William Dawes (2013-08)
      The special role courts play in a democracy requires designers of constitutions to consider the delicate trade-offs between democratic accountability and judicial independence. This dissertation analyzes the decisional ...
    • Randomness and legitimacy in selecting democratic representatives 

      Parker, Joel Matthew (2011-12)
      The addition of random selection to our arsenal of methods for selecting political officials would enhance performance against norms of representative democracy. I employ historical and analytic methods to explore the ...