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POLS 390 (Moyer): Journal Article #1

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Baird, Vanessa A., and Amy Gangl. 2006.  "Shattering the myth of legality: The impact of the media's framing of Supreme Court procedures on perceptions of fairness." Political Psychology 27(4): 597-614.

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