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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 23 May 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 148,622 '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
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
3 72,861 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 51,999 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 34,360 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 33,699 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 29,103 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: 23 Feb 2015
8 28,038 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
9 25,517 Separation of Ownership and Control
Eugene F. Fama and Michael C. Jensen
University of Chicago - Finance and Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 1998
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2006
10 24,007 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
24 Mar 2015 through 23 May 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,944 The Influence of Immanuel Kant on Evidentiary Approaches in Eighteenth Century Bulgaria
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2015
2 2,023 Digitally Connected: Global Perspectives on Youth and Digital Media
Sandra Cortesi, Urs Gasser, Gameli Adzaho, Bruce Baikie, Jacqueline Baljeu, Matthew Battles, Jacqueline Beauchere, Elsa Brown, Jane Burns, Patrick Burton, Jasmina Byrne, Maximillion Colombo, Joe Douillette, Camila Urbina Escobar, Jorge Flores, Zinelabidine Ghebouli, Juan Cruz Gonzalez-Allonca, Eric Gordon, Sarah Groustra, Max Hertz, Reynol Junco, Yasir Khan, Nicholas Kimeu, Dorothea Kleine, Djordje Krivokapic, Viola Kup, Elif Kuzeci, María Paula Latorre Guzmán, David Li, Minu Limbu, Sonia Livingstone, Andres Lombana, Cynthia Massiel, Claire McCarthy, Maletsabisa Molapo, Maria Liliana Mor, Sarah Newman, Eldad Nutakor, Christopher Onoka, Chido Onumah, Ezequiel Passeron, Katarzyna Pawelczyk, Ricarose Roque, Kanyankore Marcel Rudasingwa, Nishant Shah, Luca Simeone, Andrew Siwakwi, Amanda Third and Grace Wang
Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society, The Gamelian World Blog, Inveneo, United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF), Harvard University, Microsoft Corporation, Independent, Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, Centre for Justic & Crime Prevention, UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Beyond Access, PantallasAmigas, Independent, Republic of Argentina - Ministry of Justice, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Independent, Independent, Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Independent, Shootback, University of London - Royal Holloway College, University of Belgrade, USANII LAB, Bahcesehir University, Independent, Xinchejian Hackerspace, United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Texas at Austin, Independent, Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society, University of Cape Town (UCT), The Trust for the Americas, Harvard University, New State & Era, Independent, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Independent, United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF), Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Harvard University, Independent, University of Western Sydney and Independent
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2015
3 1,557 Rethinking Presumed Knowledge of the Law in the Regulatory Age
Michael Anthony Cottone
Independent
Date posted to database: 24 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
4 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
5 1,021 Bankruptcy and Bad Behavior - The Real Moral Hazard: Law Schools Exploiting Market Dysfunction
Steven J. Harper
Northwestern University/Northwestern School of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
6 970 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
7 963 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
8 772 Faith-Based Intellectual Property
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
9 670 The Management of Staff by Federal Court of Appeals Judges
G. Mitu Gulati and Richard A. Posner
Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 2 May 2015
10 647 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: 2 May 2015





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