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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 27 Aug 2016

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1 160,139 '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 36,484 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
3 35,157 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
4 27,982 How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
5 24,374 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
6 15,963 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 15,856 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
8 14,157 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
9 11,957 Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus
Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins-Smith and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
10 11,338 A Taxonomy of Privacy
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2005
Last Revised: 6 May 2008

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 Jun 2016 through 27 Aug 2016

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1 1,259 How Rigged Are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
2 1,155 Berkshire's Blemishes: Lessons for Buffett's Successors, Peers, and Policy
Lawrence A. Cunningham
George Washington University
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 9 Jul 2016
3 596 Chevron in the Circuit Courts
Kent H. Barnett and Christopher J. Walker
University of Georgia Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2016
4 560 The (Not So) Plain Meaning Rule
William Baude and Ryan David Doerfler
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
5 328 Overview of Copyright Law
Jane C. Ginsburg
Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2016
6 243 What Every Law Student Really Needs to Know: Introducing New Law Students to the Study of Law
Tracey E. George and Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 2 Aug 2016
7 234 Democracy and Dysfunction: An Exchange
Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin
University of Texas Law School and Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
8 205 Making Doctrinal Work More Rigorous: Lessons from Systematic Reviews
William Baude, Adam S. Chilton and Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2016
9 157 Financial Regulation: Law and Policy, Chapter 1.1 - Finance Today
Michael S. Barr, Howell E. Jackson and Margaret E. Tahyar
University of Michigan Law School, Harvard Law School and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Date posted to database: 15 May 2016
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
10 212 Say It Ain't So: Leading Logical Fallacies in Legal Argument
Gerald Lebovits
Columbia University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2016





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