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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 23 Jul 2016

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1 159,426 '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 36,249 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 35,087 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 26,382 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 24,358 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 15,858 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 15,716 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 14,107 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
9 11,900 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 11,270 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
24 May 2016 through 23 Jul 2016

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1 2,393 The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying with All Laws and Regulations
Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog
George Washington University Law School and Samford University - Cumberland School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Feb 2016
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2016
2 1,013 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
3 631 The Law of Interpretation
William Baude and Stephen E. Sachs
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 May 2016
Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
4 510 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: 15 Jul 2016
5 279 Targeting 'War-Sustaining' Objects in Non-International Armed Conflict
Ryan Goodman
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 May 2016
Last Revised: 9 Jun 2016
6 249 Fiduciary Financial Advice to Retirement Savers: Don't Overlook the Prudent Investor Rule
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Northwestern University - School of Law and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2016
7 214 About Microaggressions
Ronald E. Wheeler
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 May 2016
Last Revised: 23 May 2016
8 194 The Surprising Resilience of the Patent System
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 27 May 2016
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2016
9 181 Overview of Copyright Law
Jane C. Ginsburg
Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2016
10 169 Republicanism and the Constitution of Opportunity
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 24 May 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016





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