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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 26 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 147,328 '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 72,315 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 51,869 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 34,240 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 33,387 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 28,705 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 27,771 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 23,921 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
25 Jan 2015 through 26 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,808 Bill C-51 Backgrounder #1: The New Advocating or Promoting Terrorism Offence
Kent Roach and Craig Forcese
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Date posted to database: 5 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 5 Feb 2015
2 1,338 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
3 1,150 Corporate Speech and the First Amendment: History, Data, and Implications
John C. Coates, IV
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 9 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 1,009 Does Experiential Learning Improve JD Employment Outcomes?
Jason W. Yackee
University of Wisconsin Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 1 Feb 2015
6 1,001 Bill C-51 Backgrounder #2: The Canadian Security Intelligence Service's Proposed Power to 'Reduce' Security Threats Through Conduct that May Violate the Law and Charter
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
7 970 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
8 969 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: 16 Mar 2015
9 963 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
10 941 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





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