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Law & Society: Civil Procedure eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 Sep 2014

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1 3,980 Deposition Tricks: The Dirty Dozen
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 May 2010
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
2 3,943 Where to File Your Patent Case
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 May 2010
Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
3 2,434 Blinking on the Bench: How Judges Decide Cases
Chris Guthrie, Jeffrey J. Rachlinski and Andrew J. Wistrich
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Cornell Law School and California Central District Court
Date posted to database: 2 Nov 2007
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2007
4 2,208 The Rise of Contingent Fee Representation in Patent Litigation
David L. Schwartz
Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
5 1,744 The Google Book Search Settlement: A New Orphan-Works Monopoly?
Randal C. Picker
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2009
Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
6 1,458 The One Hundred Billion Dollar Problem in Small Claims Court: Robo-Signing and Lack of Proof in Debt Buyer Cases
Peter A. Holland
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2011
Last Revised: 7 Jun 2014
7 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
8 1,288 The New Summary Judgment Motion: The Motion to Dismiss Under Iqbal and Twombly
Suja A. Thomas
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
9 1,183 Costs and Funding of Civil Litigation: A Comparative Study
Christopher Hodges, Stefan Vogenauer and Magdalena Tulibacka
University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Nov 2009
Last Revised: 27 Nov 2009
10 1,125 Optimal Remedies for Bilateral Contracts
Francesco Parisi, Barbara Luppi and Vincy Fon
University of Minnesota - Law School, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 11 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2009

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
23 Jul 2014 through 21 Sep 2014

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1 124 Countering the Plaintiff's Anchor: Jury Simulations to Evaluate Damages Arguments
John E. Campbell, Bernard Chao, Christopher T. Robertson and David V. Yokum
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 5 Sep 2014
2 78 Conjunction of Evidence and Multivalent Logic
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 27 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 14 Sep 2014
3 68 Conflict of Laws Structure and Vision: Updating a Venerable Discipline
Laura E. Little
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 6 Aug 2014
4 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
5 61 Testing Tribe's Triangle: Juries, Hearsay, and Psychological Distance
Justin Sevier
Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 13 Sep 2014
6 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
7 49 Metadata Redux: Now You're Telling Me I Need to Provide Metadata to the Opposing Side?
Blake Anthony Klinkner
Assistant Attorney General - Natural Resources Division
Date posted to database: 23 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 23 Jul 2014
8 46 Plausibility, Facts and Economics in Antitrust Law
Mariateresa Maggiolino
Bocconi University - Department of Legal Studies
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 15 Sep 2014
9 43 The Forms Had a Function
A. Benjamin Spencer
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 19 Sep 2014
10 40 Distinguishing Lay from Expert Opinion: The Need to Focus on the Epistemological Differences between the Reasoning Processes Used by Lay and Expert Witnesses
Edward J. Imwinkelried
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014





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