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Legal History eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 29 Sep 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 11,197 The History of Corporate Governance
Brian R. Cheffins
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Dec 2011
Last Revised: 20 May 2013
2 9,887 Copyright and the World's Most Popular Song
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 5 Jul 2013
3 6,089 An Introduction to the History of International Human Rights Law
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2015
4 5,854 A Brief History of Information Privacy Law
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Jul 2006
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
5 5,762 The Hidden History of the Second Amendment
Carl T. Bogus
Roger Williams University School of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Sep 2009
Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
6 5,347 Law
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Jan 2008
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2008
7 4,486 The Myth of the Sole Inventor
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
8 4,426 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: 13 Jul 2015
9 4,277 Comparative Company Law
Klaus J. Hopt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Date posted to database: 17 Apr 2007
Last Revised: 4 Jul 2011
10 4,099 Elusive Equality: The Armenian Genocide and the Failure of Ottoman Legal Reform
Mark L. Movsesian
St. John's University School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 May 2010
Last Revised: 2 Mar 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
31 Jul 2016 through 29 Sep 2016

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1 267 The Rise of the Independent Director: A Historical and Comparative Perspective
Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2016
2 218 When and How Corporations Became Persons under the Criminal Law, and Why It Matters Now
W. Robert Thomas
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Date posted to database: 7 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 7 Sep 2016
3 194 The Racist Origins of California's Concealed Weapon Permit Law
Clayton E. Cramer and Joseph Edward Olson
College of Western Idaho and Hamline University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
4 182 International Law and the Limits of History
Anne Orford
Melbourne Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2016
5 144 Pennoyer Was Right: Jurisdiction and General Law
Stephen E. Sachs
Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
6 115 Holmes's 'Path of the Law' as Non-Analytic Jurisprudence
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
7 107 Narrative in the Legal Text: Judicial Opinions and Their Narratives
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
8 134 The Transformation of the Civil Trial and the Emergence of American Tort Law
Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 28 Sep 2016
9 118 Teaching Pierson v. Post
Luke Meier
Baylor University - Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 25 Aug 2016
10 117 The Harvard Law Review and the Iroquois Influence Thesis
Erik M. Jensen
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 1 Aug 2016





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