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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 31 Jul 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,945 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 4,695 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 3,151 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 3,075 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 1,729 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
6 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
7 1,475 The Turing Test and the Legal Process
Enrique Guerra-Pujol
University of Central Florida, College of Business Administration, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting
Date posted to database: 1 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2014
8 1,429 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
9 2,816 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
10 1,956 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
1 Jun 2015 through 31 Jul 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 593 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
2 304 A Short History of Indian Law in the Supreme Court
Matthew L. M. Fletcher
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 12 Jun 2015
3 172 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
4 136 Promising the Constitution
Richard M. Re
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
5 104 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
6 101 In Defense of the Equal Sovereignty Principle
Thomas Colby
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
7 74 The Clash of Old and New Fourth Circuit Ideologies: Boyer-Liberto v. Fontainebleau Corp. and the Moderation of the Fourth Circuit
Brian S. Clarke
Charlotte School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jul 2015
8 69 'Cold Legal Points into Points of Flame': Karl Llewellyn Attacks Lynching
Alfred L. Brophy
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
9 63 Disappearing Legal Black Holes and Converging Domains: Changing Individual Rights Protection in National Security and Foreign Affairs
Andrew Kent
Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
10 45 Implementing Enumeration
Andrew Coan
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015





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