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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 27 Aug 2016

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1 10,949 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 9,855 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 6,002 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 5,822 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 5,676 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 5,205 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 4,473 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 4,377 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 4,254 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 4,043 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
28 Jun 2016 through 27 Aug 2016

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1 289 Prove Yourselves: Oliver Wendell Holmes and the Obsessions of Manliness
John M. Kang
St. Thomas University School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
2 277 Executive Pay: What Worked?
Steven A. Bank, Brian R. Cheffins and Harwell Wells
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
3 230 From Aggression to Atrocity: Rethinking the History of International Criminal Law
Samuel Moyn
Harvard University
Date posted to database: 8 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2016
4 194 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
5 193 The Legitimacy of US Administrative Law and the Foundations of English Administrative Law: Setting the Historical Record Straight
Paul P. Craig
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2016
6 190 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
7 162 The Illiberal Democracy of Ancient Athens
Aristides N. Hatzis
University of Athens - Department of Philosophy & History of Science
Date posted to database: 15 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2016
8 154 Sober Second Thoughts: Evaluating the History of Horizontal Judicial Review by the U.S. Supreme Court
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
9 123 What Is International Law?
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 25 Aug 2016
10 116 Indian Treaty Fishing Rights and the Environment: Affirming the Right to Habitat Protection and Restoration
Michael C. Blumm
Lewis & Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 24 Aug 2016





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