Supervisor: Brian Leiter <>
Announced end of poll: October 18, 2017
Actual time poll closed:
This is a public poll.
Actual votes cast: 163
Number of winning choices:
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Poll description

Rank order the presses below in terms of the scholarly quality of their law catalogues.

Result

1. Oxford University Press  (Condorcet winner: wins contests with all other choices)
2. Cambridge University Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 95–56
3. Harvard University Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 95–56, loses to Cambridge University Press by 93–60
4. Yale University Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 117–33, loses to Harvard University Press by 113–34
5. Princeton University Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 122–25, loses to Yale University Press by 70–67
6. University of Chicago Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 118–28, loses to Princeton University Press by 81–51
7. Stanford University Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 128–11, loses to University of Chicago Press by 88–33
8. New York University Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 128–11, loses to Stanford University Press by 55–54
9. MIT Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 124–11, loses to New York University Press by 63–38
10. Routledge  loses to Oxford University Press by 132–7, loses to MIT Press by 57–51
11. University of Michigan Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 127–7, loses to Routledge by 56–50
12. Hart Publishing  loses to Oxford University Press by 125–11, loses to University of Michigan Press by 57–51
13. University of North Carolina Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 129–5, loses to Hart Publishing by 57–47
14. Wiley-Blackwell  loses to Oxford University Press by 129–5, loses to University of North Carolina Press by 54–40
15. Edinburgh University Press  loses to Oxford University Press by 122–6, loses to Wiley-Blackwell by 49–39
16. None of the above (write-in)  loses to Oxford University Press by 127–2, loses to Edinburgh University Press by 61–13

For simplicity, some details of the poll result are not shown.  

Result details

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1. Oxford University Press   -95 95 117 122 118 128 128 124 132 127 125 129 129 122 127
2. Cambridge University Press   56 -93 109 115 118 128 126 124 135 124 128 127 132 125 125
3. Harvard University Press   56 60 -113 110 115 126 124 120 126 124 120 121 123 121 123
4. Yale University Press   33 41 34 -70 85 103 107 106 106 110 103 111 106 110 113
5. Princeton University Press   25 31 34 67 -81 89 94 94 96 101 93 101 104 102 105
6. University of Chicago Press   28 29 28 47 51 -88 91 92 91 102 91 101 100 99 101
7. Stanford University Press   11 12 10 26 33 33 -55 66 72 77 72 83 79 86 87
8. New York University Press   11 14 13 21 28 34 54 -63 70 69 67 76 75 82 87
9. MIT Press   11 9 12 17 22 27 39 38 -57 53 60 57 63 69 73
10. Routledge   7 4 12 26 26 35 43 43 51 -56 60 59 78 72 84
11. University of Michigan Press   7 8 6 9 14 13 25 29 43 50 -57 65 62 70 73
12. Hart Publishing   11 9 16 29 27 37 43 47 46 54 51 -57 67 62 79
13. University of North Carolina Press   5 7 11 12 13 13 20 23 35 45 25 47 -54 57 69
14. Wiley-Blackwell   5 2 9 19 10 18 25 28 32 23 34 36 40 -49 66
15. Edinburgh University Press   6 2 4 7 7 12 12 17 18 28 22 33 29 39 -61
16. None of the above (write-in)   2 2 4 4 4 7 11 10 14 10 13 14 14 14 13 -

Ballot report

 Cambridge University Press Edinburgh University Press Hart Publishing Harvard University Press MIT Press New York University Press Oxford University Press Princeton University Press Routledge Stanford University Press University of Chicago Press University of Michigan Press University of North Carolina Press Wiley-Blackwell Yale University Press None of the above (write-in)
1. 2 16 16 3 16 16 1 5 16 3 6 16 16 16 4 16
2. 2 13 12 5 11 9 1 3 14 4 10 6 7 16 8 16
3. 1 16 16 4 6 10 1 5 12 9 3 16 16 8 7 No opinion
4. 2 No opinion No opinion 3 No opinion 7 1 5 No opinion 7 4 7 No opinion No opinion 6 No opinion
5. 3 No opinion 4 1 No opinion No opinion 2 5 No opinion No opinion 7 No opinion No opinion No opinion 6 No opinion
6. 1 11 15 2 12 8 3 8 10 4 9 10 13 14 5 16
7. 4 12 12 3 12 10 1 7 12 8 11 5 9 6 2 12
8. 1 16 3 4 16 16 2 16 5 16 16 16 16 6 16 7
9. 2 16 16 3 16 6 1 4 7 16 16 16 16 16 5 16
10. 5 12 13 2 11 7 3 8 15 6 1 9 10 14 4 16
11. 4 12 16 2 9 14 1 13 7 5 10 3 8 11 6 15
12. 2 15 4 3 12 10 1 8 7 13 9 11 14 16 4 16
13. 2 9 7 3 16 8 1 4 5 16 16 16 16 6 16 16
14. 3 16 16 5 16 16 2 1 6 16 6 16 16 16 4 16
15. 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 1 16
16. 5 16 14 3 12 8 4 1 9 13 2 15 7 11 6 10
17. 2 16 4 3 16 16 1 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
18. 5 15 6 8 14 12 1 2 10 11 3 13 4 7 9 16
19. 16 16 16 1 16 16 5 16 16 2 4 16 16 16 3 16
20. 2 16 16 4 10 3 1 6 16 5 8 9 11 16 6 16
21. 3 No opinion No opinion 2 No opinion 16 1 4 No opinion No opinion 6 No opinion No opinion No opinion 5 16
22. 16 16 3 15 16 16 14 1 2 14 4 16 16 6 16 16
23. 4 11 12 1 3 8 2 6 16 10 7 13 14 9 5 16
24. 1 16 16 4 16 16 3 16 16 16 2 16 16 16 5 16
25. 1 16 3 4 16 16 2 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
26. 16 16 16 2 16 16 1 3 16 16 4 16 16 16 16 16
27. 2 12 6 3 11 11 1 5 14 11 7 11 13 16 4 16
28. 6 13 15 8 5 10 1 3 16 7 2 11 12 14 9 No opinion
29. 4 No opinion No opinion 2 No opinion No opinion 1 6 No opinion 5 No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion 3 No opinion
30. 1 16 6 3 16 16 2 4 16 16 5 16 16 16 5 16
31. 1 13 8 5 6 9 3 7 11 10 2 14 12 15 4 16
32. 2 10 11 4 12 14 13 3 8 15 1 5 7 9 6 16
33. 3 13 11 5 9 15 4 6 12 7 2 10 14 8 1 16
34. 2 16 16 16 4 16 1 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 3 16
35. 5 11 14 1 3 8 7 2 13 10 6 9 15 12 4 16
36. 3 14 15 2 6 12 1 4 9 8 7 10 13 11 5 16
37. 9 16 16 1 12 6 2 5 10 11 3 8 7 16 4 16
38. 2 No opinion 5 3 No opinion No opinion 1 No opinion 4 No opinion 6 No opinion No opinion 7 7 No opinion
39. 2 No opinion 10 4 No opinion No opinion 1 No opinion 5 6 7 8 11 9 3 No opinion
40. 1 16 7 6 10 9 5 3 11 8 4 12 16 13 2 16
41. 1 16 9 4 16 16 6 2 16 7 6 16 16 16 3 16
42. 3 No opinion 9 1 8 7 2 5 10 No opinion 6 No opinion No opinion 11 4 16
43. 4 16 16 3 2 16 16 1 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
44. 1 12 2 3 14 14 4 6 5 6 5 10 6 16 9 13
45. 1 16 16 3 16 16 2 16 16 16 5 16 16 16 4 16
46. 5 15 8 2 14 12 3 1 13 9 6 11 16 10 4 7
47. 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
48. 1 13 12 8 7 2 5 11 14 10 4 9 6 15 3 16
49. 4 No opinion No opinion 1 No opinion No opinion 2 3 No opinion 7 6 No opinion No opinion No opinion 5 No opinion
50. 1 16 16 2 16 16 3 16 16 16 5 16 16 16 4 16
51. No opinion No opinion No opinion 2 5 No opinion 3 No opinion No opinion 4 No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion 1
52. 6 8 12 3 16 9 2 5 13 7 1 10 11 16 4 No opinion
53. 7 16 13 9 10 8 5 1 12 11 2 15 6 14 3 No opinion
54. 6 16 16 3 12 5 4 1 16 10 7 8 9 16 2 8
55. 16 16 16 4 16 1 2 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 4 16
56. 5 5 16 1 16 16 2 16 6 7 3 16 16 16 4 8
57. 4 5 11 6 7 8 1 9 10 14 10 3 15 14 13 2
58. 3 6 2 4 No opinion 7 1 No opinion 4 No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion 8 No opinion 16
59. 1 16 2 5 16 11 3 6 6 8 10 9 16 4 7 16
60. 5 13 14 6 10 9 4 7 1 3 8 11 12 15 1 16
61. 5 12 13 1 11 7 15 6 11 3 4 11 11 14 2 16
62. 2 16 7 5 16 16 1 16 3 16 8 16 16 4 6 16
63. 2 16 6 5 8 7 4 9 16 16 16 16 16 16 1 16
64. 3 14 8 1 13 2 4 12 10 5 9 11 6 15 7 16
65. 1 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
66. 1 16 8 2 10 14 3 4 12 6 16 13 16 11 5 16
67. 16 16 16 1 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
68. 1 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
69. 8 15 14 4 13 10 2 3 12 5 9 7 1 11 6 16
70. 2 16 7 3 16 16 1 6 4 16 16 16 16 5 16 16
71. 1 9 9 4 16 16 5 2 16 7 6 10 16 16 3 16
72. 3 10 9 2 16 8 1 7 6 11 15 12 14 13 4 5
73. 2 16 1 16 16 16 3 16 4 16 16 16 16 5 16 16
74. 1 12 6 2 11 13 3 7 5 10 4 13 15 8 9 16
75. 3 13 14 1 9 8 4 7 12 10 5 6 11 15 2 16
76. 5 12 13 4 7 8 1 3 14 9 2 10 6 11 15 16
77. 16 16 16 16 16 16 1 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
78. 2 16 8 3 4 14 1 5 9 5 6 7 14 13 5 16
79. 7 9 14 3 10 11 5 6 12 4 1 13 8 15 2 16
80. 2 14 12 3 10 8 1 6 13 7 4 9 11 15 4 No opinion
81. 1 14 5 4 15 10 2 3 6 12 9 11 13 7 8 16
82. 6 13 14 1 9 7 5 2 11 8 4 10 15 12 3 16
83. 2 16 16 3 16 9 1 4 8 8 6 7 16 10 5 11
84. 6 11 16 9 4 3 1 2 13 10 12 15 7 13 5 16
85. 2 14 6 3 13 11 1 4 5 10 8 12 15 9 7 16
86. 3 No opinion 5 2 No opinion 10 1 7 6 No opinion 8 No opinion No opinion 11 4 No opinion
87. 2 11 13 4 9 14 1 3 8 15 5 12 10 6 7 16
88. 2 6 16 3 15 15 1 5 15 15 15 15 15 15 4 15
89. 4 16 8 6 16 11 1 2 7 12 5 9 10 16 3 16
90. 3 16 16 1 16 16 2 4 16 16 5 16 16 16 5 16
91. 2 No opinion No opinion 3 No opinion No opinion 1 6 No opinion No opinion 5 No opinion 7 No opinion 4 No opinion
92. 3 No opinion 9 1 No opinion 4 2 6 5 No opinion 7 No opinion No opinion No opinion 8 No opinion
93. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 16 9 11 12 13 14 15 10
94. 2 7 4 6 14 9 1 11 12 8 3 15 10 13 5 16
95. 4 12 11 2 5 10 1 7 13 9 6 8 15 14 3 16
96. 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 1 16
97. 6 16 16 3 16 8 2 4 9 10 5 7 11 16 1 16
98. 1 16 16 2 16 16 16 16 16 16 3 5 16 16 4 16
99. 2 16 16 1 16 16 4 6 16 16 5 16 16 16 3 16
100. 4 13 11 2 8 6 1 5 14 9 7 10 12 15 3 16
101. 3 15 14 1 8 10 2 5 9 12 7 16 6 13 4 16
102. 7 16 16 1 10 5 3 16 16 9 2 6 8 16 4 16
103. 2 16 16 1 16 5 3 4 16 6 5 7 16 16 8 16
104. 2 14 11 3 10 12 1 4 13 7 6 8 15 9 5 16
105. 1 No opinion No opinion 6 5 7 2 10 9 3 8 11 12 No opinion 4 16
106. 3 9 16 2 10 8 6 7 11 12 4 15 14 13 1 16
107. 3 No opinion No opinion 1 No opinion 10 2 5 No opinion 9 7 No opinion No opinion No opinion 4 8
108. 1 16 16 16 16 16 2 16 3 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
109. 2 16 3 16 16 16 1 5 16 16 16 16 16 16 4 16
110. 16 1 8 16 1 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
111. 1 16 8 3 16 7 2 6 16 16 4 16 16 16 4 16
112. 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
113. 3 14 9 5 11 4 1 2 6 12 10 13 15 8 7 16
114. 5 16 16 1 16 16 5 6 16 3 2 16 16 16 4 16
115. 1 16 16 16 16 5 2 4 3 16 16 16 16 16 16 6
116. 4 15 13 5 14 1 2 6 9 3 10 11 12 7 8 16
117. 5 No opinion No opinion 2 8 3 1 6 7 10 9 11 12 No opinion 4 16
118. 2 15 3 6 14 9 1 10 4 11 9 12 13 5 7 16
119. 14 11 13 9 3 4 12 8 2 5 1 6 7 15 10 16
120. 6 11 14 7 10 3 8 4 13 2 16 15 9 12 1 5
121. 2 No opinion No opinion 4 No opinion 8 1 3 No opinion 7 5 No opinion 9 No opinion 6 No opinion
122. 4 13 3 2 14 10 1 7 8 12 5 11 15 9 6 No opinion
123. 1 13 4 2 9 7 6 4 14 8 10 11 12 15 3 16
124. 4 14 15 2 11 3 8 5 13 6 9 10 12 16 1 No opinion
125. 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
126. 16 16 16 1 16 16 2 16 16 16 16 16 3 16 16 16
127. 2 16 5 3 16 16 1 16 4 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
128. 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 5 5 5 2 5 16
129. 1 15 6 3 7 9 2 8 11 5 10 12 13 14 4 16
130. 3 16 16 1 16 16 2 16 16 5 16 6 16 16 4 16
131. 3 16 1 16 16 16 2 16 16 16 4 16 5 16 16 16
132. 10 11 4 15 5 2 12 6 13 7 16 1 8 9 3 16
133. 3 15 5 2 9 10 1 4 12 8 7 11 12 14 6 16
134. 6 16 7 2 16 16 4 3 9 16 5 16 16 16 1 8
135. 3 15 14 1 7 8 4 2 13 9 5 10 11 12 6 16
136. 1 No opinion No opinion 3 No opinion No opinion 2 7 No opinion 6 No opinion No opinion 8 5 4 16
137. 5 11 16 2 7 9 1 3 10 4 12 15 14 13 6 8
138. 1 16 16 3 16 16 16 4 16 5 2 16 16 16 16 16
139. 1 15 7 2 16 5 3 11 12 10 6 9 8 14 4 16
140. 6 16 15 3 11 10 1 2 13 9 4 12 8 14 5 7
141. 5 16 16 1 8 4 3 6 16 5 2 9 10 16 7 16
142. 1 12 14 5 9 7 2 10 13 8 6 11 4 15 3 16
143. 1 16 16 3 16 16 2 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
144. 5 10 13 6 1 8 4 2 14 9 3 11 12 15 7 16
145. 2 16 3 12 13 15 1 5 4 16 10 11 16 6 9 16
146. 2 12 13 11 3 10 6 5 15 8 7 4 9 16 1 14
147. 3 16 2 1 7 5 1 10 8 4 9 16 16 16 11 16
148. 2 No opinion No opinion 1 No opinion No opinion 3 4 No opinion 6 7 No opinion No opinion No opinion 5 No opinion
149. 2 15 14 4 3 14 1 6 14 5 8 14 14 14 7 16
150. 2 16 16 3 16 5 1 16 6 16 16 16 16 16 4 16
151. 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
152. 3 16 16 4 16 7 5 16 16 6 1 8 9 16 2 16
153. 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
154. 6 14 15 7 9 5 10 2 13 8 1 4 12 11 3 16
155. 2 15 14 5 13 10 1 7 6 12 3 11 4 8 9 16
156. 1 14 12 3 8 9 2 6 11 4 7 10 13 15 5 16
157. 2 No opinion 11 3 7 12 1 4 10 8 5 9 No opinion 13 6 No opinion
158. 4 14 15 1 11 6 3 8 9 7 5 13 16 10 2 12
159. 2 6 15 4 11 13 1 3 11 8 14 11 11 5 7 16
160. 1 15 9 3 6 9 2 4 13 8 5 11 12 14 7 16
161. 3 16 16 6 8 10 2 4 7 9 1 16 16 16 5 16
162. 1 No opinion No opinion 2 7 6 4 5 6 4 3 6 5 No opinion 6 No opinion
163. 4 No opinion 16 1 8 5 2 7 10 9 3 No opinion No opinion No opinion 6 16

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