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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 9 Feb 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,463 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 2,601 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 2,507 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
4 1,965 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
5 1,894 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
6 1,811 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 1,772 Implicit Bias in the Courtroom
Jerry Kang, Mark W. Bennett, Devon W. Carbado, Pamela Casey, Nilanjana Dasgupta, David L. Faigman, Rachel D. Godsil, Anthony G. Greenwald, Justin D. Levinson and Jennifer Mnookin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Psychology, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Seton Hall University - School of Law, University of Washington, University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2012
Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
8 1,741 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
9 1,721 The Evidentiary Admissibility of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Science, Law, and Policy
Jennifer Hoult
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2006
Last Revised: 21 Jun 2006
10 1,716 The History and Elements of the Rule of Law
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Mar 2012
Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
11 Dec 2015 through 9 Feb 2016

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1 699 The First Patent Litigation Explosion
Christopher Beauchamp
Brooklyn Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
2 130 Yakus and the Administrative State
James R Conde and Michael Greve
George Mason University, School of Law, Students/Alumni and George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2015
3 124 Prosecutorial Accountability 2.0
Bruce A. Green and Ellen Yaroshefsky
Fordham University School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 27 Jan 2016
4 100 The Supreme Court Should Grant Certiorari in FTC v. McWane
Joshua D. Wright
George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 6 Jan 2016
5 85 The Conventions of Constitutional Amendment in Canada
Richard Albert
Boston College - Law School
Date posted to database: 20 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
6 85 Judicial Power: Past, Present and Future
John Finnis
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 14 Jan 2016
7 75 Submerged Precedent
Elizabeth Y. McCuskey
University of Toledo College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jan 2016
8 74 Judicial Priorities
Bert I. Huang and Tejas N. Narechania
Columbia Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date posted to database: 13 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
9 70 A Fresh Look at Jurors Questioning Witnesses: A Review of Eighth Circuit and Iowa Appellate Precedents and an Empirical Analysis of Federal and State Trial Judges and Trial Lawyers
Thomas D. Waterman, Mark W. Bennett and David C. Waterman
Iowa Supreme Court, U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa) and United States Courts - United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Date posted to database: 7 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 7 Jan 2016
10 64 Bringing Demonstrative Evidence in from the Cold: The Academy's Role in Developing Model Rules
Maureen A. Howard and Jeffery Barnum
University of Washington - School of Law and United States Coast Guard
Date posted to database: 21 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 21 Jan 2016





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