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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 27 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,871 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 3,804 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 3,122 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 2,992 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 2,539 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 1,903 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 1,689 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 1,356 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,326 ‘They Saw a Protest’: Cognitive Illiberalism and the Speech-Conduct Distinction
Dan M. Kahan, David A. Hoffman, Donald Braman, Danieli Evans and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski
Yale University - Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, George Washington University - Law School, Yale Law School and Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Feb 2011
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
26 Jan 2015 through 27 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 96 Inferiority Complex: Should State Courts Follow Lower Federal Court Precedent on the Meaning of Federal Law?
Amanda Frost
American University - Washington College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
2 94 Plenary Power, Political Questions, and Sovereignty in Indian Affairs
Michalyn Steele
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Date posted to database: 15 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2015
3 88 Reconsidering the Political Question Doctrine
Tara Leigh Grove
William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
4 80 The Economics of Civil Procedure
Daniel M. Klerman
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 24 Feb 2015
5 73 Text-Bound Originalism (And Why Originalism Does Not Strictly Govern Same Sex Marriage)
Suja A. Thomas
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2015
6 71 The Gravitational Force of Federal Law
Scott Dodson
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 18 Feb 2015
7 71 Preemption in the Rehnquist and Roberts Courts: An Empirical Analysis
Michael Greve, Jonathan Klick, Michael A. Petrino and J.P. Sevilla
George Mason University School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Kirkland & Ellis and George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 4 Mar 2015
8 68 Countersupermajoritarianism
Frederic Bloom and Nelson Tebbe
University of Colorado Law School and Brooklyn Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
9 66 Due Process of War in the Age of Drones
Joshua P. Andresen
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 9 Mar 2015
10 65 Continuity in Secession: The Case of the Confederate Constitution
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 4 Mar 2015





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