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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 30 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 147,426 '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 34,242 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 33,413 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 23,922 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 21,903 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 13,274 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 12,713 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
8 12,427 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 10,511 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 10,275 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 Jan 2015 through 30 Mar 2015

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1 1,343 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: 4 Mar 2015
2 998 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: 27 Mar 2015
3 944 Do Not Cite or Circulate
Lee Anne Fennell
University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 12 Mar 2015
4 609 What Happened to the Class of 2010? Empirical Evidence of Structural Change in the Legal Profession
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
5 434 'It's the Autonomy, Stupid!' A Modest Defense of Opinion 2/13 on EU Accession to the ECHR, and the Way Forward
Daniel Halberstam
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
6 371 Contrived Threats v. Uncontrived Warnings: A General Solution to the Puzzles of Contractual Duress, Unconstitutional Conditions, and Blackmail
Einer Elhauge
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2015
7 267 Windsor's Mad Genius: The Interlocking Gears of Rights and Structure
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2015
8 249 Cancellation of Debt and Related Transactions
Douglas A. Kahn and Jeffrey H. Kahn
University of Michigan Law School and Florida State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
9 244 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
10 203 Gay Rights, Religious Accommodations, and the Purposes of Antidiscrimination Law
Andrew Koppelman
Northwestern University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015





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