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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 May 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 22,095 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 19,756 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 18,976 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 14,966 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 9,273 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 9,129 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 9,120 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 8,833 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 8,624 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
26 Mar 2015 through 25 May 2015

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1 630 Teva, Nautilus, and Change Without Change
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 7 May 2015
2 500 Artificial Intelligence & Collusion: When Computers Inhibit Competition
Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice E. Stucke
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 21 May 2015
3 474 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
4 463 The Three Faces of Prometheus: A Post-Alice Jurisprudence of Abstractions
Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 6 May 2015
5 369 Norms of Computer Trespass
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 3 May 2015
Last Revised: 6 May 2015
6 345 When Competition Fails to Optimise Quality: A Look at Search Engines
Maurice E. Stucke and Ariel Ezrachi
University of Tennessee College of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 21 May 2015
7 296 No Mistake About It: The Important Role of Antitrust in the Era of Big Data
Allen P. Grunes and Maurice E. Stucke
The Konkurrenz Group and University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 21 May 2015
8 287 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
9 269 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
10 218 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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