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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 28 Feb 2015

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1 3,824 Sustainable Professionalism
Trevor C. W. Farrow
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Jun 2008
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2008
2 2,474 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 1,849 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 York - York Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
4 1,835 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
5 1,720 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: 11 Dec 2014
6 1,701 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 1,466 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 1,415 Finding Order in the Morass: The Three Real Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil
Jonathan R. Macey and Joshua Mitts
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
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 1,343 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
30 Dec 2014 through 28 Feb 2015

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1 757 Essay: The Most Sarcastic Justice
Richard L. Hasen
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
2 648 Foreword: The Supreme Court's Shadow Docket
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
3 556 A Quantitative Analysis of Trends in Writing Style on the U.S. Supreme Court
Keith Carlson, Michael A. Livermore and Daniel Rockmore
Dartmouth College, University of Virginia School of Law and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Date posted to database: 25 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
4 119 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
5 106 The Opening of American Law: Neoclassical Legal Thought, 1870-1970: Epilogue
Herbert J. Hovenkamp
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 24 Feb 2015
6 93 Patent Trolls and Preemption
Paul R. Gugliuzza
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
7 90 The Rise of Judicial Governance in the Supreme Court of India
Manoj Mate
Whittier Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jan 2015
8 84 The Big Data Jury
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
University of the District of Columbia - David A. Clarke School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jan 2015
9 77 Fakers and Floodgates
Sandra Sperino and Suja A. Thomas
University of Cincinnati College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 19 Feb 2015
10 77 Emotion, Authority, and Death: (Raced) Negotiations in Mock Capital Jury Deliberations
Mona Lynch and Craig Haney
University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Psychology
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015





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