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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 Apr 2016

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1 7,484 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
2 5,124 The Subjects of the Constitution
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 18 May 2010
Last Revised: 25 May 2011
3 3,698 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
4 3,271 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 3,228 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
6 2,038 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 1,887 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 1,807 The Turing Test and the Legal Process
Enrique Guerra-Pujol
University of Central Florida
Date posted to database: 1 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2014
9 1,595 How the JPML Can Benefit from the Federal Circuit and Vice-Versa
Christopher Paul Nofal
Northwestern University School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 1 Jan 2015
10 1,499 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
29 Feb 2016 through 29 Apr 2016

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1 526 Why President Obama Has the Constitutional Power to Appoint - and Not Just Nominate - a Replacement for Justice Scalia
Robin Bradley Kar and Jason Mazzone
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2016
2 519 The Political Ideologies of Law Clerks and their Judges
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Date posted to database: 2 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
3 347 Searching Places Unknown: Law Enforcement Jurisdiction on the Dark Web
Ahmed Ghappour
UC Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 24 Apr 2016
4 146 The Rise and Fall of Plausibility Pleading?
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2016
5 128 The Vanishing Common Law Judge?
Neal Devins and David Klein
William & Mary Law School and University of Virginia
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
6 91 Strategic Immunity
Aaron Nielson and Christopher J. Walker
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
7 91 The Claim Prism
Simona Grossi
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date posted to database: 3 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 10 Mar 2016
8 90 RFRA Rights Revisited: Substantial Burdens, Judicial Competence, and the Religious Nonprofit Cases
Scott W. Gaylord
Elon University School of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 4 Mar 2016
9 67 Foreign Governments as Plaintiffs in U.S. Courts and the Case Against 'Judicial Imperialism'
Hannah L. Buxbaum
Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
10 66 Protean Statutory Interpretation in the Courts of Appeals
James J. Brudney and Lawrence Baum
Fordham University School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016





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