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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 22 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 21,531 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 19,478 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 18,842 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 14,185 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 9,004 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 8,961 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 8,852 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 8,641 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 8,132 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
23 Sep 2014 through 22 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 974 Coming of Age for the Federal Circuit
Robin Feldman
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 16 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
2 495 Why the State?
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
3 493 Don't Fear the Leaker: Thoughts on Bureaucracy and Ethical Whistleblowing
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2014
4 387 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: 16 Nov 2014
5 312 Flourishing Rights
Wendy A. Bach
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 9 Nov 2014
6 310 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
7 298 The Curious Case of Competition and Quality
Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice E. Stucke
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 10 Nov 2014
8 284 American Hegemony (and Hubris), the Iranian Nuclear Issue, and the Future of Sino-Iranian Relations
Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett
School of International Affairs, Pennsylvania State University and School of International Service, American University
Date posted to database: 29 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 8 Oct 2014
9 263 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
10 246 Legal Education Reform Bibliography
Gould Law Library
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Date posted to database: 26 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014





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