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LSN: Judges (Courts) (Topic)

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2 Jan 1997 through 24 Aug 2016

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1 3,278 The Counter-Clerks of Justice Scalia
Ian J. Samuel
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 9 Apr 2016
2 3,179 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 2,665 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
4 1,920 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 1,757 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
6 1,694 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
7 1,643 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
8 1,592 Does Unconscious Racial Bias Affect Trial Judges?
Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Sheri Lynn Johnson, Andrew J. Wistrich and Chris Guthrie
Cornell Law School, Cornell Law School, California Central District Court and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Apr 2009
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2009
9 1,485 Why We Need More Judicial Activism
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2013
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2013
10 1,454 A Quantitative Analysis of Writing Style on the U.S. Supreme Court
Keith Carlson, Michael A. Livermore and Daniel Rockmore
Dartmouth College, University of Virginia School of Law and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Date posted to database: 25 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015

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25 Jun 2016 through 24 Aug 2016

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1 170 The Legitimacy of US Administrative Law and the Foundations of English Administrative Law: Setting the Historical Record Straight
Paul P. Craig
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 3 Jul 2016
2 89 Silent Concurrences
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 4 Aug 2016
3 63 Justice and Accountability: Activist Judging in the Light of Democratic Constitutionalism and Democratic Experimentalism
William H. Simon
Columbia University - Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
4 59 Balancing Free Movement and Public Health: The Case of Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol in Scotch Whisky
Alberto Alemanno
HEC Paris
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016
5 26 Undermining Justice: The Two Rises of Freedom of Contract and the Fall of Equity
Hila Keren
Southwestern Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2016
6 23 Doctrine as a Disruptive Practice
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2016
7 22 The Firing Squad as a 'Known and Available Alternative Method of Execution' Post-Glossip
Deborah W. Denno
Fordham Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2016
8 50 Book Review: How Legal Academics Can Participate in Judicial Education: A How-To Guide by Richard Posner; Divergent Paths: The Academy and the Judiciary. By Richard A. Posner. Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press, 2016
S.I. Strong
University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
9 33 Deference to Claims of Substantial Religious Burden
Caroline Mala Corbin
University of Miami School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 6 Jul 2016





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