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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 21 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,754 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 3,086 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
3 2,828 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
4 2,670 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
5 2,011 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 1,803 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 1,623 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 1,309 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,300 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
23 Jul 2014 through 21 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 432 Unanimity and Disagreement on the Supreme Court
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
2 150 Minority Rules: Precedent and Participation Before the WTO Appellate Body
Joost Pauwelyn
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 2 Aug 2014
3 129 Reading Statutes in the Common Law Tradition
Jeffrey A. Pojanowski
Notre Dame Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
4 91 Federal Court Rulemaking and Litigation Reform: An Institutional Approach
Stephen B. Burbank and Sean Farhang
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley
Date posted to database: 13 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
5 71 The Jurisdictional Question in Hobby Lobby
Erin Morrow Hawley
University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2014
6 63 Native Voting Rights
Matthew L. M. Fletcher
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
7 62 Mixed Signals on Summary Judgment
Howard M. Wasserman
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
8 55 Tribal Disruption and Federalism
Matthew L. M. Fletcher
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
9 53 The Extraterritorial Reach of Sovereign Debt Enforcement
Karen Halverson Cross
John Marshall Law School in Chicago
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 1 Aug 2014
10 51 Unshackling Habeas Review: Chevron Deference and Statutory Interpretation in Immigration Detention Cases
Alina Das
New York University School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014





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