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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 3 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 146,699 '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 34,204 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 33,174 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 23,901 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 21,844 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: 13 Aug 2008
6 13,146 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 12,605 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
8 12,332 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
9 10,496 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
10 10,224 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
2 Jan 2015 through 3 Mar 2015

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1 1,058 The Jurisprudence of Justice Antonin Scalia: A Response to Professor Bruce Allen Murphy and Professor Justin Driver
Steven G. Calabresi and Justin R. Braga
Northwestern University - School of Law and Brown University
Date posted to database: 25 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
2 876 Do Not Cite or Circulate
Lee Anne Fennell
University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 17 Feb 2015
3 649 Foreword: The Supreme Court's Shadow Docket
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
4 641 A Quantitative Analysis of Trends in Writing Style on the U.S. Supreme Court
Keith Carlson, Michael A. Livermore and Daniel Rockmore
Dartmouth College, University of Virginia School of Law and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Date posted to database: 25 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
5 423 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
6 423 Does Patent Licensing Mean Innovation?
Robin Feldman and Mark A. Lemley
University of California Hastings College of the Law and Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
7 352 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
8 266 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
9 254 A New Era: Integrating Today's 'Next Gen' Research Tools Ravel and Casetext in the Law School Classroom
Katrina Lee, Susan Azyndar and Ingrid Mattson
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Law Library
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
10 219 Toward a Pigovian State
Jonathan S. Masur and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 1 Mar 2015





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