"Widely appealing not only to scholars in the fields of law, political science, and sociology, but to general readers as well, Specializing the Courts is a landmark treatment of a very important phenomenon written by a major scholar, encyclopedic in its range and depth. It will be the go-to source on this topic for years to come." - Charles R. Epp, University of Kansas"
Lawrence Baum is professor of political science at Ohio State University. He is the author of many books, including, most recently, Judges and Their Audiences.