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LSN: Judges (Courts) (Topic)

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

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1 2,538 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
2 1,876 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
3 1,866 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 1,726 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
5 1,527 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
6 1,410 The New Summary Judgment Motion: The Motion to Dismiss Under Iqbal and Twombly
Suja A. Thomas
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
7 1,365 Hustle and Flow: A Social Network Analysis of the American Federal Judiciary
Daniel Martin Katz and Derek K. Stafford
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law and University of Michigan - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
8 1,222 Why We Need More Judicial Activism
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2013
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2013
9 1,123 Rat Race: Insider Advice on Landing Judicial Clerkships
Ruggero J. Aldisert, Ryan J. Kirkpatrick and James R. Stevens
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date posted to database: 25 Apr 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jun 2009
10 1,120 Preventive Adjudication
Samuel L. Bray
UCLA School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2011

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

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1 216 Essay: Celebrity Justice: Supreme Court Edition
Richard L. Hasen
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 May 2015
Last Revised: 31 May 2015
2 76 Two Excursions into Current U.S. Supreme Court Opinion-Writing
Paul F. Rothstein
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 8 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2015
3 74 The Clash of Old and New Fourth Circuit Ideologies: Boyer-Liberto v. Fontainebleau Corp. and the Moderation of the Fourth Circuit
Brian S. Clarke
Charlotte School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jul 2015
4 60 Judicial Participation in Plea Bargaining: A Dispute Resolution Perspective
Rishi Batra
Texas Tech University School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
5 50 Liberty at the Borders of Private Law
Donald J. Smythe
California Western School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jul 2015
6 38 Why Judicial Review?
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo
Date posted to database: 4 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 4 Jul 2015
7 31 Law and Emotion: How Empathy Forms the Judges' Sense of Justice
Marcelo C Galuppo
PUC Minas
Date posted to database: 15 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
8 26 Intent in Disability Discrimination Law: Social Science Insights and Comparisons to Race and Sex Discrimination
Mark C. Weber
DePaul University College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
9 24 Fides Et Ratio: Precedent in the Early Jurisprudence of the United Kingdom Supreme Court

Date posted to database: 23 May 2015
Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
10 19 Foreign Precedents in Constitutional Adjudication by the Supreme Court of Singapore, 1963-2013
Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
Singapore Management University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015





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