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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 Feb 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,856 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 3,518 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 3,115 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 2,971 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 2,457 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 1,888 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 1,681 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 1,350 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,318 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
29 Dec 2014 through 27 Feb 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 377 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
2 209 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
3 113 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: 21 Feb 2015
4 97 Litigation Isolationism
Pamela K. Bookman
Columbia University - Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 9 Jan 2015
5 91 Patent Trolls and Preemption
Paul R. Gugliuzza
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
6 87 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
7 81 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
8 74 Plenary Power, Political Questions, and Sovereignty in Indian Affairs
Michalyn Steele
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
9 64 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
10 60 Is an International Arbitral Tribunal the Answer to the Challenges of Litigating Transnational Human Rights Cases in a Post-Kiobel World?
Donald Earl Childress III
Pepperdine University School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014





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