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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 25 Apr 2015

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1 2,508 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 1,849 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
3 1,721 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
4 1,640 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
5 1,490 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 1,358 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 1,353 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
8 1,155 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 1,093 What Judges Think of the Quality of Legal Representation
Richard A. Posner and Albert Yoon
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Aug 2010
Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
10 1,086 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
24 Feb 2015 through 25 Apr 2015

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1 101 Judicial Deregulation of Consumer Markets
Max N. Helveston
DePaul University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
2 90 Black Cat, White Cat. The Identity of the WTO Judges
Louise Johannesson and Petros C. Mavroidis
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Columbia University - Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
3 84 Text-Bound Originalism (And Why Originalism Does Not Strictly Govern Same Sex Marriage)
Suja A. Thomas
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
4 81 The Gravitational Force of Federal Law
Scott Dodson
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
5 74 Writing Reasoned Decisions and Opinions: A Guide For Novice, Experienced and Foreign Judges
S.I. Strong
University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2015
6 64 Constitutional Personhood
Zoe Robinson
DePaul University College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2015
7 61 Independence Without Accountability: The Judicial Paradox of Egypt's Failed Transition
Sahar F. Aziz
Texas A&M School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
8 46 Legal Formalism, Procedural Principles, and Judicial Constraint in American Adjudication
Christopher J. Peters
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 6 Mar 2015
9 39 Evolving Standards of Domination: Abandoning a Flawed Legal Standard and Approaching a New Era in Penal Reform
SpearIt
Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 4 Mar 2015
10 39 A Brief Assessment of Supreme Court Opinion Language
Adam Feldman
University of Southern California, Political Science
Date posted to database: 8 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015





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