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Direction of the Individual Justice's Votes
Variable Name
direction
Spaeth Name
HARDIR-BRYDIR
Normalizations
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This variable indicates whether the justice cast a liberal or conservative vote. For the definitions of liberal and conservative, see variable decisionDirection. A missing value code indicates that the decisionDirection was unspecifiable or that that justice did not participate.

This variable appears in the Justice Centered Datasets only.
 
Values:
1 conservative
2 liberal
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