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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 19 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,813 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 3,223 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 3,106 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 2,923 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 2,291 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 1,864 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 1,649 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 1,333 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,311 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
20 Oct 2014 through 19 Dec 2014

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1 185 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
2 104 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
3 103 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
4 103 The Retroactivity of Substantive Rules to Cases on Collateral Review and the AEDPA, with a Special Focus on Miller v. Alabama
Jason Zarrow and William Milliken
Independent and Independent
Date posted to database: 26 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 16 Dec 2014
5 92 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
6 82 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
7 76 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: 18 Dec 2014
8 60 The Classical Constitution and the Historical Constitution: Separated at Birth
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
9 52 Vertical Power
Michael Steven Green
William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 15 Nov 2014
10 46 Brief of Interested Law Professors as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondent in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl
Darien Shanske, Alan B. Morrison, Joseph Bankman, Jordan M. Barry, Barbara H. Fried, David Gamage, Andrew J. Haile, Kirk J. Stark, John A. Swain and Dennis J. Ventry
University of California, Davis - School of Law, George Washington University - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - Boalt Hall School of Law, Elon University School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 7 Nov 2014





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