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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 29 May 2015

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1 4,903 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 4,247 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 3,136 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 3,039 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 - Darla 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 2,729 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 1,932 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 1,710 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: 1 Jan 2015
9 1,416 The Turing Test and the Legal Process
Enrique Guerra-Pujol
University of Central Florida, College of Business Administration, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting
Date posted to database: 1 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2014
10 1,377 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
30 Mar 2015 through 29 May 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 687 The Management of Staff by Federal Court of Appeals Judges
G. Mitu Gulati and Richard A. Posner
Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 2 May 2015
2 269 Class Ascertainability
Geoffrey Shaw
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
3 153 Measuring the Impact of Plausibility Pleading
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 May 2015
Last Revised: 8 May 2015
4 132 Pragmatism Rules
Elizabeth G. Porter
University of Washington School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 May 2015
Last Revised: 20 May 2015
5 98 Crazy in Alabama: The Judicial Process and the Last Stand Against Marriage Equality in the Land of George Wallace
Howard M. Wasserman
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
6 85 The Forum Selection Defense
Stephen E. Sachs
Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
7 63 The Original Source of the Cause of Action in Federal Courts: The Example of the Alien Tort Statute
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 1 May 2015
Last Revised: 7 May 2015
8 51 Atlantic Marine Through the Lens of Erie
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 6 Apr 2015
9 50 Standing Doctrine’s State Action Problem
Seth Davis
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2015
10 50 Constructing Issue Classes
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 18 May 2015





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