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EmiLee Smart

Research Interests:
Research Interests

Judicial Decision Making

Shadow Docket

Political Institutions

Text Analysis


B.A. English, Idaho State University (2019)


EmiLee Smart is a current PhD Candidate at the University of Kentucky. She completed her undergraduate in English at Idaho State University. She uses her knowledge to text analyize documents from and about the Supreme Court to better understand how judges make decisions. EmiLee specifically focuses on the Supreme Court's use of the Shadow docket.