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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 19 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 21,579 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 19,527 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 18,855 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 14,287 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 9,019 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 8,992 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 8,861 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 8,668 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 8,188 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
20 Oct 2014 through 19 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,447 A Compendium of Private Equity Tax Games
Gregg D. Polsky
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
2 467 Use and Perception of International Commercial Mediation and Conciliation: A Preliminary Report on Issues Relating to the Proposed UNCITRAL Convention on International Commercial Mediation and Conciliation
S.I. Strong
University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
3 407 Reflections on the State and Future of Commercial Arbitration: Challenges, Opportunities, Proposals
Thomas Stipanowich
Pepperdine University School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
4 382 Arbitration in Evolution: Current Practices and Perspectives of Experienced Commercial Arbitrators
Thomas Stipanowich and Zachary P Ulrich
Pepperdine University School of Law and Pepperdine University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
5 325 Flourishing Rights
Wendy A. Bach
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 9 Nov 2014
6 217 The Hobby Lobby Moment
Paul Horwitz
University of Alabama School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 6 Nov 2014
7 210 Our Divided Patent System
John R. Allison, Mark A. Lemley and David L. Schwartz
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, Stanford Law School and Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
8 205 'Whimsy Little Contracts' with Unexpected Consequences: An Empirical Analysis of Consumer Understanding of Arbitration Agreements
Jeff Sovern, Elayne E. Greenberg, Paul F. Kirgis and Yuxiang Liu
St. John's University - School of Law, St. John's University School of Law, St. John's University School of Law and St. John's University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2014
9 201 Fundamental Changes in the LLC: A Study in Path-Divergence and Convergence
Joan MacLeod Heminway
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2014
10 192 The Supreme Court's 2013-2014 Labor and Employment Law Decisions: Consensus at the Court
Jeffrey M. Hirsch
University of North Carolina School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 5 Nov 2014





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