Marquette University: Marquette Law School Poll to Release National Survey Results on the U.S. Supreme Court, Political Topics, July 20-21

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette Law School Poll will release the results of its two-day national public opinion survey, July 20-21. Although several programs offered at the law school’s Lubar Center have resumed “in person,” these national results will only be released online, via written releases and video chats between polling director Charles Franklin and Alan Borsuk, senior researcher in law and public policy.

On Wednesday, July 20, the Marquette Law School poll will release results relating to public opinion on the United States Supreme Court. The inquiry, conducted in July, follows the conclusion of the Court’s mandate in late June, including the 1973 ruling overturning the recognition of the constitutional right to abortion in Roe vs. Wade. It is the ninth in a series of national surveys, launched in 2019, measuring public understanding and opinion of the nation’s highest court.

The second release, on Thursday, July 21, will concern the results of the national survey of Marquette Law School‘s poll on political preferences and political topics. This release will examine public opinion on abortion policy, awareness and opinion on the House committee hearings on January 6, political engagement and likelihood of voting in the November election, and the president’s favor. Joe Biden, former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike. Pence and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

Each video and written release and corresponding data will be available at 6 a.m. ET (5 a.m. CT) on the Marquette Law School survey website. Embargoed written releases from these national investigations will be available to members of the media who formally register their interest in advance online and agree to the embargo policies set forth. Reporters who have registered for previous embargoes do not need to register again.

Interviews with Franklin following the poll’s releases are available upon request.

Further details on each day’s post are shown below.

U.S. Supreme Court National Poll – Wednesday, July 20

The Marquette Law School Poll’s new Supreme Court survey will report on national public opinion regarding the June Court’s rulings on abortion and Second Amendment rights. The release builds on past Marquette Law School Poll surveys by measuring opinion on major court cases relating to both abortion and whether the Second Amendment includes the right to own a gun. fire outside the home. Previous court rulings on same-sex marriage and the federal legal protection of LGBT rights from employment discrimination are also the subject of investigative questions.

The survey continues to examine public approval of the way the Court carries out its work, trust in the Court as an institution, public perception of the Court’s ideological balance and perceptions of recent changes within the Court.

National poll on political topics – Thursday, July 21

The same national survey will form the basis of a second release the following day, focusing on awareness and response to the House committee hearings on January 6, preferences among potential abortion policies, and the importance of these issues. for voters. The poll asks about motivation to vote and the likelihood of voting in November’s midterm elections, and measures how these vary by opinion on abortion and by party. Opinion on a range of policy options regarding when and how a state might choose to limit abortions is explored.

The poll continues to monitor the opinions of Trump, Pence, and DeSantis, as well as the opinion of Biden and a possible Trump 2024 candidacy. The survey includes trends in confidence/doubt about the accuracy of the 2020 presidential election and how this relates to other policies. views.

Launched in 2012, the Marquette Law School poll is the most extensive statewide polling project in Wisconsin history. Since 2019, the law school’s surveys of national public opinion about the United States Supreme Court have expanded the poll’s work both geographically and to a new set of topics of high importance, and more recently , the national survey included political topics. Franklin has led the poll since its inception and is a professor of law and public policy at Marquette Law School. His scholarly articles on partisanship, public opinion, the Supreme Court, and US Senate elections have appeared in major journals and as book chapters. He is a past president of the Society for Political Methodology and an elected member of the society. He holds a doctorate. in political science from the University of Michigan.

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