Gender and Collegial Decisionmaking in the Federal Appellate Courts ( Yale Law Journal, 2005), presented her research findings based on analysis of 556 sexual harassment and discrimination cases heard in U.S courts of appeal between 1999 and 2001. Pereste found that male judges were twice as likely to find for female plaintiffs in sexual harassment cases, and three times as likely in sexual discrimination cases, when a female judge was on the appellate panel.
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