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Lower Court Disposition Direction
Variable Name
lcDispositionDirection
Spaeth Name
LCTDIR
Normalizations
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This variable specifies whether the decision of the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed was itself liberal or conservative as these terms are defined in the direction of decision variable (decisionDirection).

lcDispositionDirection permits determination of whether the Supreme Court's disposition of the case upheld or overturned a liberal or a conservative lower court decision.

Also see disposition of case by the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed (lcDisposition), direction of decision (decisionDirection), disposition of case (caseDisposition), and winning party (partyWinning).
 
Values:
1 conservative
2 liberal
3 unspecifiable
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