Dr. Elizabeth A. Lane
Ph.D: Michigan State University
Office: 205 Stubbs Hall
Area of Interest
Elizabeth Lane studies American Politics. Her research centers on the intersection of law and politics with a focus on the United States Supreme Court.
Lane, Elizabeth A. 2021. "A Separation-of-Powers Approach to the Supreme Court's Shrinking Caseload." Journal of Law and Courts 10 (1).
Schoenherr, Jessica A., Elizabeth A. Lane, and Miles T. Armaly. 2020. “The Electoral Purpose of Senatorial Grandstanding During Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings.” Journal of Law and Courts. 8 (2): 333-358.
Lane, Elizabeth A., and Ryan C. Black. 2017. “Agenda Setting and Case Selection of the United States Supreme Court.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press.
POLI 4000 - ST: Politics of the U.S. Supreme Court
POLI 4000 - ST: Constitutional Law: Rights of the Criminally Accused
POLI 4021 - Constitutional Law - Civil Rights and Liberties
POLI 4023 - Judicial Politics
POLI 7920 - Seminar in Public Law
Professor Elizabeth Lane (Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2019) studies American Politics. Her research centers on the intersection of law and politics with a focus on the U.S. Supreme Court. Her most recent projects examine Supreme Court confirmation politics, judicial decision making, and the influence of race and gender at the Court. Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation and appeared in the Journal of Law and Courts. She currently serves as the faculty representative for LSU's Pre-Law Society.