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Law School Research Papers - Public Law & Legal Theory

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 22 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 142,658 'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2007
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
2 33,972 Fuck
Christopher M. Fairman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Apr 2006
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2007
3 32,113 Conspiracy Theories
Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2008
Last Revised: 18 Jan 2010
4 23,767 The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime
John J. Donohue and Steven D. Levitt
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 1999
Last Revised: 1 May 2001
5 21,219 How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students
Orin S. Kerr
George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2008
6 12,398 The "Hart-Dworkin" Debate: A Short Guide for the Perplexed
Scott J. Shapiro
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2007
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2007
7 11,986 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
8 11,255 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
9 10,387 Psychic Numbing and Mass Atrocity
Paul Slovic, David Zionts, Andrew K. Woods, Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks
Decision Research, Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, New York University School of Law and University of Texas School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 1 May 2013
10 10,015 Porn Up, Rape Down
Anthony D'Amato
Northwestern University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2006
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2006

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
24 Jul 2014 through 22 Sep 2014

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1 764 'No' Review of Philip Hamburger, 'Is Administrative Law Unlawful?'
Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
2 515 Reply to Five Critics of Why Tolerate Religion?
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 26 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
3 403 Gifts, Hospitality & the Government Contractor
Jessica Tillipman
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
4 401 Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values (Chapter 8)
Lawrence A. Cunningham
George Washington University
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 18 Sep 2014
5 359 The Consequences of Error in Criminal Justice
Daniel Epps
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 9 Sep 2014
6 330 The Return of the King: The Unsavory Origins of Administrative Law
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2014
7 327 A Generation of Patent Litigation: Outcomes and Patent Quality
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
8 280 The Rule of Law in Public Law
Jeremy Waldron
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 5 Sep 2014
9 229 The Young and the Helpless: Re-Defining the Term 'Child Victim of Crime'
Michal Gilad
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 25 Aug 2014
10 203 Adapting the Law of Armed Conflict to Autonomous Weapon Systems
Kenneth Anderson, Daniel Reisner and Matthew C. Waxman
American University - Washington College of Law, Independent and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 6 Sep 2014





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