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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 28 Jul 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 150,062 '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 34,473 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 34,027 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 24,076 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 22,396 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
6 13,761 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 13,193 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 13,099 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
9 10,545 Psychic Numbing and Mass Atrocity
Paul Slovic, David Zionts, Andrew K. Woods, Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks
Decision Research, Harvard Law School, University of Kentucky - College of Law, 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 10,484 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
29 May 2015 through 28 Jul 2015

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1 293 Ready for Patenting
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
2 273 Capital Accounts in LLCs and in Partnerships: Powerful Default Rules and Potential Tax Significance
Donald J. Weidner
Florida State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 27 Jun 2015
3 215 Executing Warrants for Digital Evidence: The Case for Use Restrictions on Nonresponsive Data
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
4 208 The Emergence and Development of a Law of Torts
G. Edward White
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2015
5 198 Deference and Due Process
Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 29 May 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
6 196 Casey and the Clinic Closings: When 'Protecting Health' is an Undue Burden
Linda Greenhouse and Reva Siegel
Yale Law School and Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jun 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
8 173 Privacy-Privacy Tradeoffs
David Pozen
Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
9 156 Against Game Theory
Gale M. Lucas, Mathew D. McCubbins and Mark B. Turner
University of Southern California, Duke University and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
10 147 A Dose of Reality for Specialized Courts: Lessons from the VICP
Nora Freeman Engstrom
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015





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