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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 29 Aug 2015

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1 4,073 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 2,547 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 1,970 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 1,914 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 1,870 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 1,755 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 1,729 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 1,573 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
9 1,541 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
10 1,486 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
30 Jun 2015 through 29 Aug 2015

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1 301 Who Wins in the Supreme Court? An Examination of Attorney and Law Firm Influence
Adam Feldman
University of Southern California, Political Science
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
2 211 Federalism Form and Function in the Detroit Bankruptcy
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2015
3 210 The Anti-Plaintiff Pending Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Pro-Defendant Composition of the Federal Rulemaking Committees
Patricia W. Hatamyar Moore
St. Thomas University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2015
4 163 A Dose of Reality for Specialized Courts: Lessons from the VICP
Nora Freeman Engstrom
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
5 160 The Process of Marriage Equality
Josh Blackman and Howard M. Wasserman
South Texas College of Law and Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
6 132 How Unwritten Constitutional Norms Change Written Constitutions
Richard Albert
Boston College - Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
7 116 Why Judicial Review?
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo
Date posted to database: 4 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 4 Jul 2015
8 114 The System of Equitable Remedies
Samuel L. Bray
UCLA School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 1 Aug 2015
9 107 Election Law’s Path in the Roberts Court’s First Decade: A Sharp Right Turn But with Speed Bumps and Surprising Twists
Richard L. Hasen
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2015
10 101 Most Tweetable Justice: An Empirical Study
Jack Metzler
Independent
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 29 Aug 2015





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