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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 26 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 145,764 '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 34,156 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 32,951 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 23,862 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 21,712 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 12,167 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
7 10,469 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
8 10,162 Porn Up, Rape Down
Anthony D'Amato
Northwestern University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2006
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2006
9 12,462 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
10 13,007 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
27 Nov 2014 through 26 Jan 2015

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1 464 Uncivil Obedience
Jessica Bulman-Pozen and David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
2 355 Constitutional Law, Moral Judgment, and the Supreme Court as Super-Legislature
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
3 248 Normativity: The Place of Reasoning
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
4 245 Resolution 242 Revisited: New Evidence on the Required Scope of Israeli Withdrawal
Eugene Kontorovich
Northwestern University Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
5 204 Romanticizing Democracy, Political Fragmentation, and the Decline of American Government
Richard H. Pildes
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
6 183 On Doctrines That Do Many Things
Samuel L. Bray
UCLA School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
7 180 Top 10 Law School Home Pages of 2012
Roger V. Skalbeck and Matthew L. Zimmerman
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 10 May 2013
Last Revised: 10 May 2013
8 166 Exploring the Meaning of Trade-Restrictiveness in the WTO
Tania S. Voon
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
9 145 Legal by Design: A New Paradigm for Handling Complexity in Banking Regulation and Elsewhere in Law
Paul Lippe, Daniel Martin Katz and Dan Jackson
OnRamp Systems, Michigan State University - College of Law and Northeastern University - NuLawLab
Date posted to database: 18 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
10 143 Legislative Power, Executive Duty, and Legislative Lawsuits
John C. Harrison
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014





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