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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 May 2015

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1 3,907 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 2,521 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 1,888 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 1,855 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 1,737 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
6 1,722 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
7 1,721 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
8 1,495 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
9 1,397 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
10 1,377 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
22 Mar 2015 through 21 May 2015

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1 665 The Management of Staff by Federal Court of Appeals Judges
G. Mitu Gulati and Richard A. Posner
Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 2 May 2015
2 257 Class Ascertainability
Geoffrey Shaw
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
3 187 Understanding Judgments Recognition
Ronald A. Brand
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Date posted to database: 10 May 2015
Last Revised: 10 May 2015
4 111 Judicial Deregulation of Consumer Markets
Max N. Helveston
DePaul University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
5 110 Lawyers on Trial: Juror Hostility to Defendants in Legal Malpractice Trials
Herbert M. Kritzer and Neil Vidmar
University of Minnesota Law School and Duke University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 9 Apr 2015
6 107 Independence Without Accountability: The Judicial Paradox of Egypt's Failed Transition
Sahar F. Aziz
Texas A&M School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 5 May 2015
7 100 Elite Institutionalism and Judicial Assertiveness in the Supreme Court of India
Manoj Mate
Whittier Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 13 May 2015
8 95 Unspringing the Witness Memory and Demeanor Trap: What Every Judge and Juror Needs to Know About Cognitive Psychology and Witness Credibility
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
9 95 Crazy in Alabama: The Judicial Process and the Last Stand Against Marriage Equality in the Land of George Wallace
Howard M. Wasserman
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
10 89 Introducing Text-Bound Originalism (And Why Originalism Does Not Strictly Govern Same Sex Marriage)
Suja A. Thomas
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 6 May 2015





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