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2 Jan 1997 through 25 May 2015

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1 8,833 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
2 7,425 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
3 5,314 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
4 5,070 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
5 4,500 Law
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Jan 2008
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2008
6 4,113 The Myth of the Sole Inventor
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
7 3,944 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: 1 Apr 2015
8 3,912 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
9 3,460 The Ninth Amendment: It Means What It Says
Randy E. Barnett
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 25 Aug 2005
Last Revised: 18 Dec 2006
10 3,747 The Islamic Commercial Crisis: Institutional Roots of Economic Underdevelopment in the Middle East
Timur Kuran
Duke University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 17 Nov 2013

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26 Mar 2015 through 25 May 2015

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1 3,944 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: 1 Apr 2015
2 543 Do the Facts of Voting Rights Support Chief Justice Roberts's Opinion in Shelby County?
J. Morgan Kousser
California Institute of Technology
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
3 282 The Historical Origins of the Debt-Equity Distinction
Camden Hutchison
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
4 160 Legal Realism and Natural Law
Dan Priel and Charles L. Barzun
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 21 May 2015
5 154 Natural Born Shenanigans: How the Birther Movement Exacerbated Confusion Over the Constitution's Natural Born Citizen Requirement
John Ira Jones
Regent University, School of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 26 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
6 151 A Reader's Guide to Pre-Modern Procedure
David L. Noll
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - School of Law-Newark
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2015
7 139 Law Historians' Fallacies
Ilan Wurman
Winston & Strawn LLP
Date posted to database: 3 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 14 May 2015
8 138 Presumption of Innocence or Presumption of Mercy?: Weighing Two Western Modes of Justice
James Q. Whitman
Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
9 134 How Critical Race Theory Marginalizes the African-American Christian Tradition
Brandon L. Paradise
Rutgers Law School - Newark
Date posted to database: 6 May 2015
Last Revised: 6 May 2015
10 132 Organic Poise? Capitalism as Law
Christopher Tomlins
University of California, Berkeley - Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program
Date posted to database: 27 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 5 May 2015





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