The raw data behind the story "For A Trump Nominee, Neil Gorsuch’s Record Is Surprisingly Moderate On Immigration" https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/for-a-trump-nominee-neil-gorsuchs-record-is-surprisingly-moderate-on-immigration/.
A data frame with 954 rows representing cases and 13 variables:
Name of the case
Date of decision
Case citation, as listed in the Federal Reporter Series
Case citation, Westlaw format
Issue number, in cases divided into multiple issues
Weight per issue (total weight per case equals one)
Name of first judge
Name of second judge
Name of third judge
Vote of first judge. 1 = liberal, 0 = conservative.
Vote of second judge. 1 = liberal, 0 = conservative.
Vote of third judge. 1 = liberal, 0 = conservative.
Category of case, immigration or discrimination
In immigration cases, partial relief to immigration petitioner is coded as liberal because the petitioner typically seeks just one core remedy (e.g., withholding of removal, adjustment of status, or asylum); in discrimination cases, partial relief is coded as multiple issues because the plaintiff often seeks separate remedies under multiple claims (e.g., disparate treatment, retaliation, etc.) and different sources of law.