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Law School Research Papers - Legal Studies

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 25 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 21,706 How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students
Orin S. Kerr
George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2008
2 19,597 Ham Sandwich Nation: Due Process When Everything is a Crime
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2013
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
3 18,875 Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
4 14,404 Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization
Paul Ohm
University of Colorado Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 13 Jul 2012
5 11,152 The Perfect Crime
Brian C. Kalt
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2005
Last Revised: 26 Dec 2007
6 9,042 Cybercrime's Scope: Interpreting 'Access' and 'Authorization' in Computer Misuse Statutes
Orin S. Kerr
George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Feb 2004
Last Revised: 10 Feb 2005
7 9,020 The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives
David A. Skeel and Frank Partnoy
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
8 8,870 Internet Surveillance Law After the USA Patriot Act: The Big Brother That Isn't
Orin S. Kerr
George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2002
Last Revised: 2 Jun 2014
9 8,254 Risk Management and Corporate Governance: The Case of Enron
Robert Rosen
University of Miami - School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2004
Last Revised: 7 Jan 2004
10 8,702 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
26 Nov 2014 through 25 Jan 2015

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1 391 A Response to the IPCC Fifth Assessment
Sarah Adams-Schoen, Deepa Badrinarayana, Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne, Robin Kundis Craig, John C. Dernbach, Keith H. Hirokawa, Alexandra B. Klass, Katrina Fischer Kuh, Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley, Shannon Roesler, Jonathan D. Rosenbloom, Inara K. Scott and David Takacs
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Widener University - School of Law, Albany Law School, University of Minnesota Law School, Hofstra University - School of Law, University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo - Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Drake University Law School, Oregon State University, College of Business and University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
2 298 Delaware and the Transformation of Corporate Governance
Brian R. Cheffins
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 21 Dec 2014
3 268 Intel and Article 102 TFEU Case Law: Making Sense of a Perpetual Controversy
Pablo Ibáñez Colomo
London School of Economics - Law Department
Date posted to database: 9 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 9 Dec 2014
4 247 Normativity: The Place of Reasoning
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
5 241 Debating Rape Myths
Helen Reece
London School of Economics - Law Department
Date posted to database: 9 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 9 Dec 2014
6 229 The Malleability of Patent Rights
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
7 226 What is Law?
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
8 193 Brief of Amici Curiae Antitrust Law Professors in O'Bannon v. NCAA
Thomas C. Arthur, Amitai Aviram, Edward D. Cavanagh, Jorge L. Contreras, Daniel A. Crane, Susan Beth Farmer, Herbert J. Hovenkamp, Keith N. Hylton, Michael S. Jacobs, Alan J. Meese, Salil K. Mehra, William H. Page, Gary R. Roberts, D. Daniel Sokol and Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, St. John's University - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Michigan Law School, The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, University of Iowa - College of Law, Boston University - School of Law, DePaul University - College of Law, William & Mary Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law, Indiana Univ. Robert H. McKinney School of Law, University of Florida - Levin College of Law and Emory University School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
9 185 The European Union and Its Energy Security Challenges
Rafael Leal-Arcas, Juan Alemany Rios and Costantino Grasso
Queen Mary University of London - School of Law, Queen Mary University of London and Queen Mary University of London
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 7 Dec 2014
10 261 Legal Elites and the Shaping of Corporate Law Practice in Brazil: A Historical Study
Jayanth K. Krishnan, Vitor Martins Dias and John E Pence
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington and Indiana University Bloomington
Date posted to database: 5 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015





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