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Federal Courts & Jurisdiction eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 27 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,804 The Subjects of the Constitution
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 18 May 2010
Last Revised: 25 May 2011
2 3,108 Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2012
Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
3 3,099 Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2009
4 2,900 Principles-Based Versus Rules-Based Accounting Standards: The Influence of Standard Precision and Audit Committee Strength on Financial Reporting Decisions
Christopher P. Agoglia, Timothy Doupnik and George T. Tsakumis
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
Date posted to database: 21 Jan 2009
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
5 2,236 On the Limits of Supremacy: Medical Marijuana and the States' Overlooked Power to Legalize Federal Crime
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 9 Jun 2011
6 1,853 Whose Eyes are You Going to Believe? Scott v. Harris and the Perils of Cognitive Illiberalism
Dan M. Kahan, David A. Hoffman and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
7 1,642 An Empirical Study of Class Action Settlements and Their Fee Awards
Brian T. Fitzpatrick
Vanderbilt Law School
Date posted to database: 31 Jul 2009
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
8 1,593 How the JPML Can Benefit from the Federal Circuit and Vice-Versa
Christopher Paul Nofal
Covington & Burling LLP
Date posted to database: 30 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 31 Dec 2012
9 1,325 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,309 The Processes of Constitutional Change: From Partisan Entrenchment to the National Surveillance State
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 20 Dec 2007

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 Sep 2014 through 27 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 328 The Gay Marriage Cases and Federal Jurisdiction
Steven G. Calabresi and Genna Sinel
Northwestern University - School of Law and Brown University
Date posted to database: 5 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
2 143 Narrowing Precedent in the Supreme Court
Richard M. Re
UCLA School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
3 141 Foreword — Chevron at 30: Looking Back and Looking Forward
Peter M. Shane and Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 4 Nov 2014
4 112 Second-Best Stare Decisis
Randy J. Kozel
Notre Dame Law School
Date posted to database: 20 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
5 96 Puerto Rico and the Bankruptcy Clause
Stephen J. Lubben
Seton Hall University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
6 92 Libertarianism and Originalism in The Classical Liberal Constitution
Ilya Somin
George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
7 79 The Politics of Early Justice, Lower Court Federal Judicial Selection 1789-1861
Michael J. Gerhardt and Michael Ashley Stein
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law and William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
8 69 Comments on the HHS' Flawed Post-Hobby Lobby Rules
Lyman Johnson, David Millon, Stephen M. Bainbridge, Ronald J. Colombo, Brett McDonnell, Alan J. Meese and Nathan B. Oman
Washington and Lee University - School of Law, Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, William & Mary Law School and William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 7 Nov 2014
9 66 Some of the Math in the November 8, 2014 Draft of 'Challenging the Randomness of Panel Assignment in the Federal Courts of Appeals,' Including the Bottom-Line Statistical Analysis, is Incorrect
Henry Corrigan-Gibbs and Keith Winstein
Stanford University and Stanford University
Date posted to database: 19 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
10 64 Bond v. United States: Concurring in the Judgment
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 24 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 24 Sep 2014





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