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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 23 Jul 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,329 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 2,418 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 1,794 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 1,767 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 1,703 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 1,609 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 1,371 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 1,305 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
9 1,304 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,292 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
24 May 2014 through 23 Jul 2014

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1 195 The Former Clerks Who Nearly Killed Judicial Restraint
Brad Snyder
University of Wisconsin Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 6 Jun 2014
2 168 Hobby Lobby and the Pathology of Citizens United
Ellen D. Katz
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 18 May 2014
Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
3 165 The Supreme Court and the New Equity
Samuel L. Bray
UCLA School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 May 2014
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2014
4 135 Failed Democracy: The Slovenian Patria Case – (Non)Law in Context
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
Date posted to database: 6 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 6 Jul 2014
5 122 Ending Class Actions as We Know Them: Rethinking the American Class Action
Linda S. Mullenix
University of Texas School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2014
6 114 A Christmas Gift for the Supreme Court: How a 1959 Holiday Party Eclipsed a History of Discrimination
Ross E. Davies
George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
7 102 Bylaws Mandating Arbitration of Stockholder Disputes?
Claudia H Allen
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Date posted to database: 7 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 7 Jun 2014
8 100 Judging Multidistrict Litigation
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Date posted to database: 17 May 2014
Last Revised: 20 Jun 2014
9 84 Toward a New Equilibrium in Personal Jurisdiction
Charles W. (Rocky) Rhodes and Cassandra Burke Robertson
South Texas College of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 May 2014
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2014
10 80 The Jurisprudence of the Hughes Court: The Recent Literature
Barry Cushman
Notre Dame Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 18 Jun 2014





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