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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 30 Sep 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 28,321 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 20,673 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 19,258 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: 9 May 2015
4 17,508 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 11,207 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
6 11,152 The Perfect Crime
Brian C. Kalt
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2005
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2016
7 11,021 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
8 9,888 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
9 9,580 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 9,464 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
1 Aug 2016 through 30 Sep 2016

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1 1,337 The Controversy over the Safe Schools Program – Finding the Sensible Centre
Patrick Parkinson
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
2 549 The Finance Franchise
Robert C. Hockett and Saule T. Omarova
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 13 Sep 2016
3 517 Student Surveillance, Racial Inequalities, and Implicit Racial Bias
Jason P. Nance
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
4 338 How Brexit Will Happen: A Brief Primer on EU Law and Constitutional Law Questions Raised by Brexit
Holger P. Hestermeyer
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
5 321 Crowdfunding and the Not-So-Safe SAFE
Joseph M. Green and John F. Coyle
Practical Law (Thomson Reuters) and University of North Carolina School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 16 Sep 2016
6 318 The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit
Lorand Bartels
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
7 286 A Real Thing: Saloman v. A. Saloman & Co Ltd
Robin Cooke
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law (Deceased 1926-2006)
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2013
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
8 264 Antitrust and Regulating Big Data
D. Daniel Sokol and Roisin E. Comerford
University of Florida - Levin College of Law and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Date posted to database: 7 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
9 246 Writing Tenure Review Letters
Eric Goldman
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
10 218 Ode to Adams v. Bullock: Cardozo Was a Behavioral Economist
Fredrick E. Vars
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016





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