David Klein

A photo of David Klein


Political Science

601M Pray Harrold


[email protected]

Office Hours

  • Mondays 11 AM - 12 PM
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2-3 PM



Fall 2023
  • PLSC 210, Tuesdays, 3:30-6 PM, 314 Pray Harrold
  • PLSC 217, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30-10:45 AM, 419 Pray Harrold
  • PLSC 305, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30-1:45 PM, 421 Pray Harrold

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)