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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 27 Jul 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 19,381 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 19,363 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 18,712 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 13,634 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 11,148 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 8,928 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 8,856 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 8,817 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 8,334 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 7,864 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
28 May 2014 through 27 Jul 2014

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1 2,156 Ranking Law Schools with LSATs, Employment Outcomes, and Law Review Citations
Alfred L. Brophy
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 10 Jul 2014
2 552 A Hedgehog's Unity of Value
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 28 May 2014
Last Revised: 26 Jul 2014
3 513 The Constitution of Authority
Michael Sevel
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2014
4 348 Understanding the Realities of Modern Patent Litigation
John R. Allison, Mark A. Lemley and David L. Schwartz
University of Texas - McCombs School of Busniess, Stanford Law School and Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 28 May 2014
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2014
5 329 Katz Has Only One Step: The Irrelevance of Subjective Expectations
Orin S. Kerr
George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 7 Jul 2014
6 309 Do University Patents Pay Off? Evidence from a Survey of University Inventors in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
7 294 The Failure of Mitigation?
Robert J. Smith, Sophie Cull and Zoe Robinson
University of North Carolina School of Law, Independent and DePaul University College of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
8 228 Commercial Arbitration and Settlement: Empirical Insights into the Roles Arbitrators Play
Thomas Stipanowich and Zachary P Ulrich
Pepperdine University School of Law and Pepperdine University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 3 Jul 2014
9 227 LexisNexis® Guide to FATCA Compliance (Chapter 1, Background and Current Status of FATCA)
William Byrnes, Denis Kleinfeld and Alberto Gil Soriano
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Independent and Uría Menéndez Abogados, S.L.P.
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 9 Jul 2014
10 218 Comparing Insider Trading in the United States and in the European Union: History and Recent Developments
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Date posted to database: 29 May 2014
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2014





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