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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 Apr 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 19,283 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
2 18,957 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
3 18,641 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 13,216 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 9,914 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 8,843 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 8,791 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 8,660 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: 19 Feb 2005
9 8,204 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 7,694 The "Hart-Dworkin" Debate: A Short Guide for the Perplexed
Scott J. Shapiro
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2007
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2007

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
18 Feb 2014 through 19 Apr 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 679 Last Words: A Survey and Analysis of Federal Judges' Views on Allocution in Sentencing
Mark W. Bennett and Ira P. Robbins
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa) and American University - Washington College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
2 574 Keep Calm and Carry On
René Reich-Graefe
Western New England University School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
3 407 Patent Trolling — Why Bio & Pharmaceuticals Are at Risk
Robin Feldman and W. Nicholson Price
University of California Hastings College of the Law and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
Date posted to database: 15 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
4 407 Junk Justice: A Statistical Analysis of 4,400 Lawsuits Filed by Debt Buyers
Peter A. Holland
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2014
5 351 Regulating Systemic Risk in Insurance
Daniel Schwarcz and Steven L. Schwarcz
University of Minnesota Law School and Duke University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 28 Mar 2014
6 329 Will Ticket Scalpers Meet the Same Fate as Spinal Tap Drummers? The Sale and Resale of Concert and Sports Tickets
Gregory M. Stein
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2014
7 289 Can U.S. Immigration Law Be Reconciled with the Protection of Public Health?
Polly J. Price
Emory University School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 2 Mar 2014
8 282 A Framework for Advancing Negotiation Theory: Implications from a Study of How Lawyers Reach Agreement in Pretrial Litigation
John Lande
University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 6 Mar 2014
9 281 Law and Neuroscience
Owen D. Jones, Jeffrey D. Schall and Francis X. Shen
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology and University of Minnesota Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2014
10 267 Understanding the Failures of Market Discipline
David Min
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 23 Mar 2014





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