Journal Articles

Recent and Forthcoming Articles

Cambodians' Support for the Rule of Law on the Eve of the Khmer Rouge Trials. (With Jeffrey Sonis and Sokhom Hean). International Journal of Transitional Justice, forthcoming.

Public Images and Understandings of Courts. In The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research. Edited by Peter Cane and Herbert M. Kritzer. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming, pp. 828-853.

Judging the Politics of Judging: Are Politicians in Robes Inevitably Illegitimate? In What’s Law Got To Do With It? What Judges Do and Why It Matters. Edited by Charles G. Geyh. Forthcoming. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Has Legal Realism Damaged the Legitimacy of the U.S. Supreme Court? (with Gregory A. Caldeira). Law and Society Review forthcoming.

The Effects of Judicial Campaign Activity on the Legitimacy of Courts: A Survey-Based Experiment. (With Jeffrey A. Gottfried, Michael X. Delli Carpini, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson). Political Research Quarterly, forthcoming.

The Political Consequences of Religiosity: Does Religion Always Cause Political Intolerance? In Religion and Democracy in America. Edited by Alan Wolfe and Ira Katznelson. New York and New Jersey: Princeton University Press and the Russell Sage Foundation, 2010, pp 147-175.

Racial Reconciliation in South Africa: Interracial Contact and Changes Over Time. (With Christopher Claassen) Journal of Social Issues 66 (#2, 2010), pp. 255-272. [Edited by Gillian Finchilescu and Colin Tredoux.]

Land Redistribution/Restitution in South Africa: A Model of Multiple Values, as the Past Meets the Present. British Journal of Political Science 40 (#1, January 2010), pp. 135-169.

Other Articles

American Political Science Review
American Journal of Political Science
Journal of Politics


Recent Books

Overcoming Injustices

Overcoming Historical Injustices: Land Reconciliation in South Africa. New York: Cambridge University Press. (2009).

Paperback edition published by the same title in South Africa as part of the Cambridge Africa Collection.


citizens courts
Citizens, Courts, and Confirmations: Positivity Theory and the Judgments of the American People. 2009. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (With Gregory A. Caldeira)


Other Books