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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 26 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,840 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 3,359 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 3,109 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 2,941 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 2,382 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 1,877 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 1,666 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 1,342 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,316 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
27 Nov 2014 through 26 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 334 Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2014: Twenty-Eighth Annual Survey
Symeon C. Symeonides
Willamette University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 8 Jan 2015
2 165 Fear and Loathing in Colorado: Invoking the Supreme Court's State-Controversy Jurisdiction to Challenge the Marijuana-Legalization Experiment
Chad DeVeaux and Anne Mostad-Jensen
Concordia University School of Law and Concordia University School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
3 143 Legislative Power, Executive Duty, and Legislative Lawsuits
John C. Harrison
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014
4 122 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 73 Litigation Isolationism
Pamela K. Bookman
Columbia University - Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 9 Jan 2015
6 69 Forum Selling
Daniel M. Klerman and Greg Reilly
USC Gould School of Law and California Western School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 1 Jan 2015
7 64 Patent Litigation Reform: The Courts, Congress, and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Paul R. Gugliuzza
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
8 59 The Story of Prudential Standing
S. Todd Brown
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
9 58 Patent Trolls and Preemption
Paul R. Gugliuzza
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
10 52 Original Meaning and the Precedent Fallback
Randy J. Kozel
Notre Dame Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jan 2015





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