David Klein

A photo of David Klein

Professor, Department Head

Political Science

601A Pray Harrold


[email protected]

Office Hours

  • Email for an appointment



Winter 2021
  • PLSC 317 MW 3:30-4:45pm online

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • The Battle for the Court: Interest Groups, Judicial Elections, and Public Policy. (With Lawrence Baum and Matthew Streb. University of Virginia Press, 2017)
  • "Law in Judicial Decision Making." in Lee Epstein and Stefanie Lindquist, eds. The Handbook of American Law and Judiciary. (Oxford University Press, 2017)
  • American Courts Explained: A Detailed Introduction to the Legal Process Using Real Cases. (With Gregory Mitchell. West Academic Publishing, 2016)
  • "The Vanishing Common Law Judge?" University of Pennsylvania Law Review. (With Neal Devins, 2016)
  • "Consensus, Disorder, and Ideology on the Supreme Court." Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 9:12948 (with Paul Edelman and Stefanie Lindquist, 2012)
  • Making Law in the United States Courts of Appeals. (Cambridge University Press, 2002)