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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 30 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 142,874 '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 81,486 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
3 71,079 What is Marriage?
Sherif Girgis, Robert George and Ryan T. Anderson
Princeton University Department of Philosophy, Princeton University - Department of Politics and University of Notre Dame Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2010
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
4 51,639 Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 1999
Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
5 33,978 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
6 32,178 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
7 27,025 What Matters in Corporate Governance?
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Allen Ferrell
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Sep 2004
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
8 26,282 Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals
Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2014
9 25,517 Separation of Ownership and Control
Eugene F. Fama and Michael C. Jensen
University of Chicago - Finance and Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 1998
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2006
10 23,771 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
1 Aug 2014 through 30 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,210 'Competitiveness' Has Nothing to Do With It
Edward D. Kleinbard
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
2 1,105 The Rise of Contingent Fee Representation in Patent Litigation
David L. Schwartz
Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
3 970 Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2012: Applying Leiter Scores to Rank the Top Third
Gregory C. Sisk, Valerie Aggerbeck, Debby Hackerson and Mary Wells
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota), University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota) and University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
4 963 Poisoning the Next Apple? The America Invents Act and Individual Inventors
David Abrams and R. Polk Wagner
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2011
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2014
5 827 'No' Review of Philip Hamburger, 'Is Administrative Law Unlawful?'
Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
6 724 Catching Up is Hard to Do: Undergraduate Prestige, Elite Graduate Programs, and the Earnings Premium
Joni Hersch
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
7 707 An Empirical Study of Political Bias in Legal Scholarship
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
8 647 Violence Policy Center's Concealed Carry Killers: Less than it Appears
Clayton E. Cramer
College of Western Idaho
Date posted to database: 29 Jun 2012
Last Revised: 29 Jun 2012
9 538 Founding-Era Translations of the United States Constitution
Christina Mulligan, Michael Douma, Hans Lind and Brian Patrick Quinn
Brooklyn Law School, James Madison University, Yale University and Independent
Date posted to database: 26 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
10 526 Reply to Five Critics of Why Tolerate Religion?
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 26 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014





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