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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 28 Sep 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 160,839 '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 76,040 What is Marriage?
Sherif Girgis, Robert George and Ryan T. Anderson
Princeton University Department of Philosophy, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and University of Notre Dame Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2010
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
4 52,684 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: 24 Sep 2015
5 36,708 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
6 36,051 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: 24 Jul 2016
7 35,216 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
8 29,643 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 28,315 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
10 27,518 Integrity: Without it Nothing Works
Michael C. Jensen
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2009
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
30 Jul 2016 through 28 Sep 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,606 Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2016
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Date posted to database: 27 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2016
2 1,338 Judicial Impact of Law School Faculties
Nick Farris, Valerie Aggerbeck, Megan McNevin and Gregory C. Sisk
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: 23 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016
3 1,299 The Controversy over the Safe Schools Program – Finding the Sensible Centre
Patrick Parkinson
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
4 1,148 Unsettled: A Global Study of Settlements in Occupied Territories
Eugene Kontorovich
Northwestern University Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
5 824 Looking Ahead: October Term 2016
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
6 806 Science Curiosity and Political Information Processing
Dan M. Kahan, Asheley R Landrum, Katie Carpenter, Laura Helft and Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Yale University - Law School, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Tangled Bank Studios and University of Pennsylvania
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
7 723 Trump University and Presidential Impeachment
Christopher Lewis Peterson
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
8 574 Medical Malpractice Litigation and the Market for Plaintiff-Side Representation: Evidence from Illinois
David A. Hyman, Mohammad Hossein Rahmati, Bernard S. Black and Charles Silver
University of Illinois College of Law, Sharif University of Technology, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
9 550 Will I Pass the Bar Exam?: Predicting Student Success Using LSAT Scores and Law School Performance
Katherine A. Austin, Catherine Martin Christopher and Darby Dickerson
Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University School of Law and Texas Tech University School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 5 Sep 2016
10 710 How People Update Beliefs about Climate Change: Good News and Bad News
Cass R. Sunstein, Sebastian Bobadilla-Suarez, Stephanie C. Lazzaro and Tali Sharot
Harvard Law School, Affective Brain Lab, Department of Experimental Psychology, University College London, University College London - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and University College London - Affective Brain Lab, Department of Experimental Psychology
Date posted to database: 2 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016





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