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Law & Society: Courts eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 19 Apr 2014

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1 3,209 Sustainable Professionalism
Trevor C. W. Farrow
Osgoode Hall Law School - York University
Date posted to database: 26 Jun 2008
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2008
2 2,371 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
3 1,780 Understanding Legal Realism
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2008
4 1,731 Private Enforcement of Corporate Law: An Empirical Comparison of the UK and US
John Armour, Bernard S. Black, Brian R. Cheffins and Richard Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - St John's College
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
5 1,699 The Federal Circuit and Inequitable Conduct: An Empirical Assessment
Lee Petherbridge and Jason Rantanen
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Oct 2010
Last Revised: 31 May 2012
6 1,568 Lawyering at the Intersection of Public Law and Legal Ethics: Government Lawyers as Custodians of the Rule of Law
Adam M. Dodek
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Date posted to database: 26 Nov 2010
Last Revised: 26 Jun 2013
7 1,312 Legal Reasoning
Barbara A. Spellman and Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Feb 2012
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
8 1,287 Advocacy Matters Before and Within the Supreme Court: Transforming the Court by Transforming the Bar
Richard James Lazarus
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 19 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
9 1,279 Hustle and Flow: A Social Network Analysis of the American Federal Judiciary
Daniel Martin Katz and Derek K. Stafford
Michigan State University - College of Law and University of Michigan - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
10 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
18 Feb 2014 through 19 Apr 2014

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1 679 Last Words: A Survey and Analysis of Federal Judges' Views on Allocution in Sentencing
Mark W. Bennett and Ira P. Robbins
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa) and American University - Washington College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
2 379 The Three Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil
Jonathan R. Macey and Joshua Mitts
Yale Law School and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Date posted to database: 19 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2014
3 350 Chief Justice Roberts in His Own Voice: The Chief Justice's Self-Assignment of Majority Opinions
Linda Greenhouse
Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 19 Mar 2014
4 245 A Perfect Storm Brewing for Fire Investigators in Court
Terry-Dawn Hewitt and Wayne J. McKenna
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
5 162 Judge Posner, Judge Wilkinson, and Judicial Critique of Constitutional Theory
Marc O. DeGirolami and Kevin C. Walsh
St. John's University School of Law and University of Richmond - School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
6 118 Defending Public Reason
Wojciech Sadurski
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2014
7 117 Deference Mistakes
Jonathan S. Masur and Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
University of Chicago - Law School and Yale Law School - Information Society Project
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
8 105 The International and Interdisciplinary Project to Mainstream Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) in Criminal Courts: An Update, a Law School Component, and an Invitation
David B. Wexler
University of Puerto Rico - School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
9 99 Judicial Doctrine as Risk Regulation
Brannon P. Denning and Michael B. Kent
Samford University - Cumberland School of Law and Campbell University - The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
10 98 Victim Gender and the Death Penalty
Caisa E. Royer, Amelia Courtney Hritz, Valerie P. Hans, Theodore Eisenberg, Martin T. Wells, John H. Blume and Sheri Lynn Johnson
Cornell University, Cornell University, Cornell University - School of Law, Cornell University - Law School, Cornell University - School of Law, Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014





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