Cover
  Title Page
  Copyright Page
  Table of Contents
  List of Figures and Tables
  Preface
  Chapter 1: Introduction
  Chapter 2: Knowing about Courts
  Chapter 3: The Popular Legitimacy of the United States Supreme Court
  Chapter 4: Institutional Loyalty, Positivity Bias, and the Alito Nomination
  Chapter 5: Dynamic Test of the Positivity Bias Hypothesis
  Chapter 6: Concluding Thoughts, Theory, and Policy
  Appendix A Survey Design: The 2005 Survey
  Appendix B The Representativeness of the Panel Sample
  Appendix C The Supreme Court and the U.S. Presidential Election of 2000:Wounds, Self-Inflicted or Otherwise?
  References
  Index