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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 3 May 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 22,026 How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
2 19,735 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 18,959 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 14,854 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: 22 Feb 2015
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 9,192 Internet Surveillance Law after the USA Patriot Act: The Big Brother that Isn't
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2002
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
7 9,108 Cybercrime's Scope: Interpreting 'Access' and 'Authorization' in Computer Misuse Statutes
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Feb 2004
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2015
8 9,108 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
9 8,812 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 8,566 The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change
Dan M. Kahan, Maggie Wittlin, Ellen Peters, Paul Slovic, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Donald Braman and Gregory N. Mandel
Yale University - Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford University, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
4 Mar 2015 through 3 May 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 587 Philosophy of Law
Brian Leiter and Michael Sevel
University of Chicago and University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 8 Mar 2015
2 559 Teva, Nautilus, and Change Without Change
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2015
3 364 Hello Barbie: First They Will Monitor You, Then They Will Discriminate Against You. Perfectly
Irina D. Manta and David S. Olson
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law and Boston College Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
4 302 Example of an Estate Plan
John Prebble
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 8 Mar 2015
5 242 No Refuge: Hungarian Romani Refugee Claimants in Canada
Julianna Beaudoin, Jennifer Danch and Sean Rehaag
University of Western Ontario - Department of Anthropology, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2015
6 239 The Forces of Law: Duty, Coercion and Power
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2015
7 226 The Disappearing Taboo of Multiple Voting Shares: Regulatory Responses to the Migration of Chrysler-Fiat
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 9 Apr 2015
8 226 Reasonable Investor(s)
Tom C. W. Lin
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2015
9 225 Beyond the European Convention: Human Rights and the Common Law
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
10 205 The Return of Lochner
Thomas Colby and Peter J. Smith
George Washington University Law School and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2015





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