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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 Jul 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 26,436 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 20,447 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 19,235 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 17,205 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: 13 Apr 2016
6 10,865 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 10,761 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
8 9,828 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 9,454 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 9,429 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
31 May 2016 through 30 Jul 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,521 Of Coups and the Constitution
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 11 Jul 2016
2 1,064 Berkshire's Blemishes: Lessons for Buffett's Successors, Peers, and Policy
Lawrence A. Cunningham
George Washington University
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 9 Jul 2016
3 521 The Use of Leniency in EU Cartel Enforcement: An Assessment after Twenty Years
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London
Date posted to database: 12 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2016
4 497 Brexit: A Drama in Six Acts
Paul P. Craig
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 11 Jul 2016
5 403 Chevron in the Circuit Courts
Kent H. Barnett and Christopher J. Walker
University of Georgia Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2016
6 276 Legal Aspects of Withdrawal from the EU: A Briefing Note
Pavlos Eleftheriadis, John Armour, Luca Enriques, Rebecca (Money-Kyrle) Mooney, Rebecca A. Williams and Alison L. Young
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 21 Jul 2016
7 198 Is Rule of Law an Equilibrium Without Private Ordering?
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 29 May 2016
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
8 195 Mapping Out the International and European Governance of Renewable Energy
Rafael Leal-Arcas and Stephen Minas
Queen Mary University of London - School of Law and Research Fellow, Transnational Law Institute, Kings College London
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016
9 179 Executive Agreements Plus
Daniel Bodansky and Peter J. Spiro
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
10 167 The Trojan Horse of Corporate Integration
Edward D. Kleinbard
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2016





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