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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 20 Apr 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,888 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 3,823 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 2,372 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 2,085 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 1,723 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 1,420 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: 28 Aug 2012
7 1,287 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
Seton Hall University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 15 Aug 2010
8 1,267 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 1,106 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 1,045 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
19 Feb 2014 through 20 Apr 2014

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1 109 Negotiated Remedies in the Modernization Era: The Limits of Effectiveness
Damien M. B. Gerard
University of Louvain - CeDIE
Date posted to database: 15 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
2 75 Reviving the Excessive Fines Clause
Beth A. Colgan
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Apr 2014
Last Revised: 4 Apr 2014
3 57 Legal Fictions and Exclusionary Rules
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2014
4 56 How do the Courts Create Popular Legitimacy?: The Role of Establishing the Truth, Punishing Justly, and/or Acting through Just Procedures
Tom Tyler and Justin Sevier
Yale University - Law School and Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2014
5 55 The Justice in Unjust Enrichment
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
6 51 Arbitrators Without Powers? Disqualifying Counsel in Arbitral Proceedings
Alan Scott Rau
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2014
7 50 Cy Pres in Class Action Settlements
Rhonda Wasserman
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2014
8 48 The Puzzling Appeal of Summary Judgment Denials: When are Such Denials Reviewable?
Joan E. Steinman
Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
9 37 Exemplary Damages: A Genuine Concept?
Vaclav Janecek
Charles University in Prague - Law Faculty
Date posted to database: 27 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
10 36 William Blackstone: Courtroom Dramatist?
Simon Stern
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2014





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