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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 4 Sep 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,953 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 4,897 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 3,159 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 3,096 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 2,850 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 1,965 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 1,736 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
Northwestern University School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 1 Jan 2015
9 1,492 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
10 1,448 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
6 Jul 2015 through 4 Sep 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 600 President Lincoln and Ex Parte Merryman
Seth Barrett Tillman
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2015
2 364 Who Wins in the Supreme Court? An Examination of Attorney and Law Firm Influence
Adam Feldman
University of Southern California, Political Science
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
3 218 The Anti-Plaintiff Pending Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Pro-Defendant Composition of the Federal Rulemaking Committees
Patricia W. Hatamyar Moore
St. Thomas University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2015
4 214 Federalism Form and Function in the Detroit Bankruptcy
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2015
5 166 The Inherent-Powers Corollary: Judicial Non-Delegation and Federal Common Law
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2015
6 163 The Process of Marriage Equality
Josh Blackman and Howard M. Wasserman
South Texas College of Law and Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
7 155 Promising the Constitution
Richard M. Re
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2015
8 118 Class Actions and the Counterrevolution Against Federal Litigation
Stephen B. Burbank and Sean Farhang
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
9 105 Habeas Corpus and the American Revolution
Amanda L. Tyler
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 10 Aug 2015
10 91 The Future of Federal Law Clerk Hiring
Aaron Nielson
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015





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