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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 14 Feb 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 155,244 '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 74,877 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 52,452 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 35,294 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 34,855 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
7 33,098 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: 5 Feb 2016
8 28,943 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 25,668 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 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
16 Dec 2015 through 14 Feb 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,487 Second Amendment Limitations
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Feb 2016
Last Revised: 5 Feb 2016
2 2,499 Can Robots Be Lawyers? Computers, Lawyers, and the Practice of Law
Dana Remus and Frank S. Levy
University of North Carolina School of Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
3 1,615 Freedom of Expression and Morality Based Impediments to the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
Marc J. Randazza
Randazza Legal Group
Date posted to database: 18 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2016
4 1,568 Are We Heading Toward a Charter School 'Bubble'?: Lessons from the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Preston C. Green, Bruce D. Baker, Joseph Oluwole and Julie F. Mead
University of Connecticut, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway, Montclair State University and University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Education
Date posted to database: 17 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
5 1,139 The Original Meaning of 'Natural Born'
Michael D. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
6 938 Randomly Distributed Trial Court Justice: A Case Study and Siren from the Consumer Bankruptcy World
Gary Neustadter
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
7 917 The Flash Crash: A New Deconstruction
Eric M. Aldrich, Joseph Grundfest and Gregory Laughlin
University of California, Santa Cruz, Stanford University Law School and University of California, Santa Cruz
Date posted to database: 26 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 2 Feb 2016
8 832 Do Background Checks on Private Gun Transfers Help Stop Mass Public Shootings?
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Date posted to database: 8 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 8 Jan 2016
9 825 Why the FBI's Justifiable Homicide Statistics are a Deceptive Measure of Defensive Gun Use
Clayton E. Cramer
College of Western Idaho
Date posted to database: 21 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jan 2016
10 773 The Bright Side of Patents
Joan Farre-Mensa, Deepak Hegde and Alexander Ljungqvist
Harvard Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 17 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2016





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