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2 Jan 1997 through 25 Sep 2016

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1 3,305 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 3,257 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 2,671 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 1,928 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 1,758 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 1,715 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 1,664 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 1,634 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 1,503 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 1,467 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
27 Jul 2016 through 25 Sep 2016

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1 102 The Place for Neuroscience in Criminal Law
Deborah W. Denno
Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2016
2 100 The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation
Andrew Bradt and D. Theodore Rave
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
Date posted to database: 28 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
3 92 Silent Concurrences
Greg Goelzhauser
Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 4 Aug 2016
4 63 The Growing Complexity of the International Court of Justice's Self-Citation Network: Institutional Achievement or Access-to-Justice Concern?
Wolfgang Alschner and Damien Charlotin
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 4 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 4 Sep 2016
5 40 The Firing Squad as a 'Known and Available Alternative Method of Execution' Post-Glossip
Deborah W. Denno
Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2016
6 36 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 34 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
8 32 The Perceptive Judge
Iris van Domselaar
University of Amsterdam
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
9 18 Gender and Judging in Portugal: Opinions and Perceptions
Madalena Duarte, Ana Oliveira and Paula Fernando
Universidade de Coimbra - Permanent Observatory on Portuguese Justice, Universidade de Coimbra - Permanent Observatory on Portuguese Justice and Universidade de Coimbra - Centre for Social Studies (CES)
Date posted to database: 6 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 6 Sep 2016
10 17 The African-American Interest in Higher Law in the Supreme Court: Justices Marshall and Thomas
D. A. Jeremy Telman
Valparaiso University Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2016





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