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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 Sep 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 160,811 '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 36,703 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 35,215 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 28,306 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 24,380 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 16,111 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 16,033 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 14,244 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
9 12,012 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 11,447 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
29 Jul 2016 through 27 Sep 2016

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1 1,137 Unsettled: A Global Study of Settlements in Occupied Territories
Eugene Kontorovich
Northwestern University Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
2 276 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
3 249 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
4 236 The Positive U-Turn
Charles L. Barzun
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 12 Sep 2016
5 226 Fair Use and the Future of Art
Amy Adler
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2016
6 226 Theoretical Disagreements in Law: Another Look
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 31 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 31 Aug 2016
7 197 Kathleen Brady, the Distinctiveness of Religion in American Law: Rethinking Religion Clause Jurisprudence
Andrew Koppelman
Northwestern University School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2016
8 185 Parsing the Behavioral and Brain Mechanisms of Third-Party Punishment
Matthew R. Ginther, Richard J. Bonnie, Morris B. Hoffman, Francis X. Shen, Kenneth W. Simons, Owen D. Jones and Rene Marois
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Virginia - School of Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, University of Minnesota Law School, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Date posted to database: 9 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
9 184 Legislating in the Shadows
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 7 Sep 2016
10 173 Financial Advisers Can't Overlook the Prudent Investor Rule
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016





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