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Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 Apr 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 17,110 Integrity: Without it Nothing Works
Michael C. Jensen
Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2009
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2014
2 8,304 Integrity: A Positive Model that Incorporates the Normative Phenomena of Morality, Ethics, and Legality - Abridged (English Language Version)
Werner Erhard, Michael C. Jensen and Steve Zaffron
Independent, Harvard Business School and Landmark Worldwide LLC
Date posted to database: 18 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2014
3 4,737 The Death of Big Law
Larry E. Ribstein (Deceased)
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Sep 2009
Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
4 4,226 The Stakeholder Concept: A Mistaken Doctrine
Elaine Sternberg
University of Miami
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2001
Last Revised: 21 May 2003
5 4,083 A New Model of Integrity: The Missing Factor of Production (PDF file of Keynote and PowerPoint Slides)
Michael C. Jensen, Kari L. Granger and Werner Erhard
Harvard Business School, Sunergos, LLC and Independent
Date posted to database: 18 Apr 2010
Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
6 3,586 Intellectual Property
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Jun 2003
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2003
7 3,454 Backdating
Jeffrey L. Kwall and Stuart Duhl
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Harrison & Held, LLP
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
8 3,213 Sustainable Professionalism
Trevor C. W. Farrow
Osgoode Hall Law School - York University
Date posted to database: 26 Jun 2008
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2008
9 2,662 Virtue Jurisprudence: A Virtue-Centered Theory of Judging
Lawrence B. Solum
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2003
Last Revised: 24 Jan 2003
10 2,487 Tiger Cub Strikes Back: Memoirs of an Ex-Child Prodigy About Legal Education and Parenting
Peter H. Huang
University of Colorado Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Nov 2011
Last Revised: 19 Nov 2012

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
20 Feb 2014 through 21 Apr 2014

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1 1,587 What Makes Lawyers Happy? Transcending the Anecdotes with Data from 6200 Lawyers
Lawrence S. Krieger and Kennon M. Sheldon
Florida State University College of Law and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Psychological Sciences
Date posted to database: 22 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
2 190 Precarious Professionalism -- Some Empirical and Behavioural Perspectives on Lawyers
Richard Moorhead
Centre for Ethics and Law, Faculty of Laws, UCL London
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 15 Apr 2014
3 121 Changing Markets Create Opportunities: Emphasizing the Competencies Legal Employers Use in Hiring New Lawyers (Including Professional Formation/Professionalism)
Neil W. Hamilton
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
4 108 Motivation Matters: Guideline 10.13 and Other Mechanisms for Preventing Lawyers from Surrendering to Self-Interest in Responding to Allegations of Ineffective Assistance in Death Penalty Cases
Tigran Eldred
New England Law | Boston
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 5 Mar 2014
5 57 A Fair Trial: When the Constitution Requires Attorneys to Investigate Their Clients' Brains
Ellen Koenig
Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
6 52 Arbitrators Without Powers? Disqualifying Counsel in Arbitral Proceedings
Alan Scott Rau
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2014
7 52 Soft Whistleblowing
Amanda C. Leiter
American University Washington College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
8 49 Context, Meaning and Morality in the Life of the Lawyer
Alice Woolley
University of Calgary
Date posted to database: 21 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
9 49 The Truth Be Told: The Need for a Model Rule Defining a Lawyer's Duty of Candor to a Client
Ray McKoski
The John Marshall Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Apr 2014
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2014
10 48 The Emperor Has No Clothes, But Does Anyone Really Care? How Law Schools are Failing to Develop Students' Professional Identities and Practical Judgment
Benjamin V. Madison
Regent University School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2014

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