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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 Oct 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 21,392 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 19,443 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 18,824 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 14,009 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 8,987 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 8,938 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 8,838 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 8,580 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
10 8,056 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
26 Aug 2014 through 25 Oct 2014

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1 555 Founding-Era Translations of the United States Constitution
Christina Mulligan, Michael Douma, Hans Lind and Brian Patrick Quinn
Brooklyn Law School, James Madison University, Yale University and Independent
Date posted to database: 26 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
2 514 Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values (Chapter 8)
Lawrence A. Cunningham
George Washington University
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 18 Sep 2014
3 502 Appendix to: Founding-Era Translations of the United States Constitution
Christina Mulligan, Michael Douma, Hans Lind and Brian Patrick Quinn
Brooklyn Law School, James Madison University, Yale University and Independent
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 9 Sep 2014
4 475 Don't Fear the Leaker: Thoughts on Bureaucracy and Ethical Whistleblowing
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
5 378 Why the State?
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 10 Oct 2014
6 361 A 'Holocaust in Slow Motion?' America's Mass Incarceration and the Role of Discretion
Mark William Osler and Mark W. Bennett
University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota) and U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Date posted to database: 1 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 1 Sep 2014
7 288 This is Your Brain on Law School: The Impact of Fear-Based Narratives on Law Students
Abigail A. Patthoff
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 31 Aug 2014
8 287 A Common Law Court in an Uncommon Environment: The DIFC Judiciary and Global Commercial Dispute Resolution
Jayanth K. Krishnan and Priya Purohit
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Bloomington
Date posted to database: 19 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
9 256 Banks, Marijuana, and Federalism
Julie Andersen Hill
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
10 256 Law and the Role of a Judge
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 15 Sep 2014





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