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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 30 Sep 2016

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1 4,493 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 4,334 Where to File Your Patent Case
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 May 2010
Last Revised: 7 Dec 2014
3 2,809 Contract as Empowerment
Robin Bradley Kar
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2016
4 2,673 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
5 2,638 The Rise of Contingent Fee Representation in Patent Litigation
David L. Schwartz
Northwestern Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
6 1,828 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
7 1,669 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
8 1,613 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
9 1,564 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,554 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 Emory Law School
Date posted to database: 27 Nov 2009
Last Revised: 27 Nov 2009

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
1 Aug 2016 through 30 Sep 2016

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1 194 Attorneys, Document Discovery, and Discipline
Paula Schaefer
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
2 139 The Transformation of the Civil Trial and the Emergence of American Tort Law
Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 28 Sep 2016
3 132 Patent Injunctions on Appeal: An Empirical Study of the Federal Circuit's Application of eBay
Ryan T. Holte and Christopher B. Seaman
Southern Illinois University School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
4 105 The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation
Andrew Bradt and D. Theodore Rave
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
Date posted to database: 28 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
5 89 The New Business Rule and Compensation for Lost Profits
Victor P. Goldberg
Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2016
6 86 The Empirical Effects of Twombly and Iqbal
William H. J. Hubbard
University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
7 82 A Study of Social Security Disability Litigation in the Federal Courts
Jonah B. Gelbach and David Marcus
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 9 Sep 2016
8 71 Ordinary Contract Principles
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
9 56 Reliable Problems from Unreliable Patent Damages
Erik Hovenkamp and Jonathan S. Masur
Northwestern University, Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 7 Sep 2016
10 53 Enhanced Damages for Patent Infringement: A Normative Approach
Keith N. Hylton
Boston University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016





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