Editorials & blog posts

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Tonja Jacobi, Standards for police are low enough. Supreme Court must stand against police retaliation. USA Today, Mar. 29, 2019

Tonja Jacobi & Ross Berlin, Why won’t the US Supreme Court do anything about racism? Aeon, Dec. 12, 2018

Tonja Jacobi & Matthew Sag, Supreme Court justices are speaking up more because they’re not afraid to be partisanWashington Post, April 6, 2018

Tonja Jacobi & Dylan Schweers, How men continue to interrupt even the most powerful womenAeon, May 26, 2017

Tonja Jacobi & Dylan Schweers, If Gorsuch is like his colleagues, he’ll constantly interrupt the female justicesWashington Post, April 11, 2017, 9:51am

Tonja Jacobi & Dylan Schweers, Female Supreme Court Justices Are Interrupted More by Male Justices and AdvocatesHarvard Business Review, April 11, 2017

Tonja Jacobi & Dylan Schweers, Justice, interrupted – Gender, ideology, and seniority at the Supreme CourtSCOTUSblog, Legal scholarship highlight, April 5, 2017

Media appearances

Supreme Court oral argument interruptions:

Two Surprising Ways to Predict How Supreme Court Justices Will Vote, KelloggInsight, Dec. 10, 2018

Why women of the Supreme Court get interrupted more th—
Feminist Fight Club, KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, AUG 21, 2018 at 7:47 AM

How Impartial Are U.S. Supreme Court Judges? Steve Goldstein, KJZZ 91.5, April 24, 2018

Women and Liberals On The Supreme Court Are Interrupted Most Often
Newsy, April 20, 2017

Justice, Interrupted, More Perfect, Radiolab, Dec 18, 2017

Central Time, Wisconsin Public Radio, April 18, 2017, 4:15pm

Female Supreme Court Justices Are Interrupted More,
Michaela, CNN, April 13, 2017, 10:44am

Justice interruptus, CBS evening national news, April 12, 2017

BBC weekend news programme, April 9, 2017, 6:20am (GMT)

Criminal procedure:

Michael Waters, Supreme But Not Relevant: The Supreme Court’s silence on criminal justice issues, And how liberal justices can fix it,
The Outline, July 9, 2018

Subtle Differences in Legal Procedures – Profile on research on Gender in Criminal Procedure,
KUAF, Ozarks at Large, January 25, 2017

The hidden psychology of constitutional criminal procedure featuring Tonja Jacobi, Conversations with the Legal Academy, University of Arkansas, January 24, 2017

The Affordable Health Care Act and the Court:
Special on Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Health Care Act,
WBEZ, The Afternoon Shift with Steve Edwards, June 28, 2012

The indictment of Gov. Rod Blagojevich:
Panel with Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich at Northwestern University,
The Daily Northwestern, March 3, Part 4Part 5Part 6

Commentary & Profiles

Debra Cassens Weiss, ‘Laughter is a blood sport at the court’ when used by SCOTUS justices, new study says, ABA Journal March 12, 2019

Marcia Coyle, ‘Laughter Is a Blood Sport’ at the Supreme Court, Scholars Say in New Study, National Law Journal, March 8, 2019

Amanda Mull, Congresswoman, Interrupted, The Atlantic, Dec. 11, 2018

Richard B. Cohen, Even Female Judges Get Harassed!
Above the Law, Oct 19, 2018

Stephanie Francis Ward, New blog uses data analysis from oral arguments to make Supreme Court predictions
ABA Journal September 18, 2018,

Melissa Heelan Stanzione, Law Profs Aim to Predict SCOTUS Outcomes Via Transcript,
Bloomberg Law, September 6, 2018

Marcia Coyle, Who’s the Most Polite Justice?
Supreme Court brief, National Law Journal, August 22, 2018

Marcia Coyle, Sotomayor, Kagan Are Interrupted the Most at Oral Arguments: Study
National Law Journal, August 7, 2018

Michael Waters, Supreme But Not Relevant: The Supreme Court’s silence on criminal justice issues, And how liberal justices can fix it,
The Outline, July 9, 2018

Anthony Gaughan, The Ghost of Felix Frankfurter,
The Faculty Lounge, April 27, 2018

Teal Burrell, The science behind interrupting: gender, nationality and power, and the roles they play
Post Magazine, March 14, 2018

Marcia Coyle, Supreme Court Justices Are Ever More ‘Advocates,’ New Law Study Contends
National Law Journal, March 9, 2018 01:53 PM

Adam Liptak, On Tour with Notorious RBG
New York Times, Feb. 8, 2018

Amanda Frost, Academic highlight: Jacobi & Rozema on predicting outcomes based on interruptions at oral argument
SCOTUSblog, December 18th, 2017 10:38 am

William Vogeler, Do Judicial Interruptions Reveal Conflicts on the Supreme Court?
FindLaw, Sept. 25, 2017 5:56 AM

Timothy P. O’Neill, At 51, Miranda starting to show its age; a tune-up may be in order
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, July 10, 2017

Julia Zorthian, Supreme Court ‘Manterruption’
Time, Jun 01, 2017

Ally Mauch, NU law school study finds female Supreme Court justices more likely to be interrupted by men than male justices
The Daily Northwestern, May 2, 2017

Allison Abrams, Trickle-Down Misogyny
Psychology Today, May 1, 2017

Gabfest (podcast @ 49:20), Slate, April 20, 2017, 6:46pm

Study: Female Supreme Court Justices Interrupted More Than Male Counterparts
Here & Now, NPR, April 20, 2017

Renzo Downey, Yes, even female Supreme Court justices face sexism,
North by Northwestern, April 20 2017, 8:09pm

Jamal Andress, Women and Liberals On The Supreme Court Are Interrupted Most Often
Newsy, April 20, 2017

Adam Liptak, Let Me Finish, Please: Conservative Men Dominate the Debate,
New York Times, April 18, 2017, pA13

New York Times, The Daily (podcast), Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Adam Liptak, Why Gorsuch May Not Be So Genteel on the Bench
New York Times, Sidebar, April 17, 2017

Kristiano Ang, Even Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets ‘manterrupted’ at work. What to do when it happens to you,
Moneyish, Dow Jones, April 13, 2017

Chris White, Study Shows Evidence Female Justices Interrupted Three Times More Than Male Colleagues
LawNewz, April 13, 2017, 6:18pm

Phoebe Maltz Bovy, Well Actually, Men Interrupt Women Even On The Supreme Court,
Forward, April 12, 2017

Jim Axelrod, Female Supreme Court justices interrupted more than male colleagues, study says,
CBS news, April 12, 2017, 8:11pm (transcript of CBS news interview & profile)

Ann-Marie Alcántara, It’s Not Just You — Women on the Supreme Court Are Constantly Interrupted by Men, Too,
Popsugar, April 10, 2017

Here’s How Frequently Women Supreme Court Justices Are Interrupted by Men,
Onbeb, April 10, 2017

Study: Female Supreme Court justices are interrupted far more often than male justices,
AOL news, April 10, 2017, 11:22pm

Maggie Mallon, Here’s How Frequently Women Supreme Court Justices Are Interrupted By Men,
Huffington Post, April 10, 2017, 4:58pm (republication of Glamour profile)

Supremo Machismo: Falas de ministras têm mais interrupções na Suprema Corte dos EUA
Conjur, (Portuguese language), April 10, 2017, 10:52am

Arden Dier, Men of SCOTUS Interrupt the Women a Lot Female justices interrupted more often than men, researchers say,
Newser, April 9, 2017 9:41am

Sam Speedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets interrupted more because she’s a woman, study shows
Mashable, April 9, 2017

Melissa Wylie, Female Supreme Court justices interrupted more often than men, Bizwomen April 7, 2017, 10:21am

Joseph Barberio, Even Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets “Manterrupted.” Here’s How She Fights Back,
Working Mother, April 7, 2017

Who’s Interrupting Whom at the Supreme Court,
Bloomberg Law, Big Business Law, April 7, 2017

Debra Cassens Weiss, Interruptions of female justices has increased with their representation on SCOTUS, study finds,
ABA Journal, April 6, 2017, 10:06am

Kathryn Rubino, It Doesn’t Get Better — Women Supreme Court Justices Get Interrupted Too,
Above The Law, April 6, 2017, 12:44pm

Hanna Kozlowska, Women Supreme Court justices get interrupted three times as much as their male counterparts,
Quartz, April 6, 2017

Claire Zilman, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Used This Simple Trick to Cut Down on ‘Manterrupting’,
Fortune, April 6, 2017, 11:37am

Kaitlin Kimont, Female Justices Are Interrupted More Than Their Male Colleagues & It’s Not Surprising Whatsoever,
Romper, April 6, 2017

Maggie Mallon, Here’s How Frequently Women Supreme Court Justices Are Interrupted by Men,
Glamour, April 6, 2017, 12:04pm

Jason Kottke, Gender inequality and the Supreme Court, April 6, 2017

Prachi Gupta, Even Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets Interrupted By Men,
Jezebel, April 5, 2017, 6:30