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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 30 May 2015

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1 2,525 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 1,856 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 1,745 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 1,722 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 1,500 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 1,379 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 1,359 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 1,097 Preventive Adjudication
Samuel L. Bray
UCLA School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2011
9 1,095 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 1,176 Why We Need More Judicial Activism
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2013
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2013

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

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1 691 The Management of Staff by Federal Court of Appeals Judges
G. Mitu Gulati and Richard A. Posner
Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 2 May 2015
2 270 Class Ascertainability
Geoffrey Shaw
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
3 113 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
4 110 Elite Institutionalism and Judicial Assertiveness in the Supreme Court of India
Manoj Mate
Whittier Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 13 May 2015
5 98 Crazy in Alabama: The Judicial Process and the Last Stand Against Marriage Equality in the Land of George Wallace
Howard M. Wasserman
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
6 53 Do Specialized Courts Make a Difference? Evidence from Brazilian State Supreme Courts
Carolina Arlota and Nuno M. Garoupa
University of Oklahoma School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2015
7 53 Moral Quality in Adjudication: On Judicial Virtues and Civic Friendship
Iris van Domselaar
University of Amsterdam
Date posted to database: 12 May 2015
Last Revised: 13 May 2015
8 34 Epilogue: Searching for the European Hercules
Michal Bobek
College of Europe
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2015
9 32 What Should Judges Do in Chapter 11?
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
10 32 Empathy and Article III: Judge Weinstein, Cases and Controversies
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 21 May 2015
Last Revised: 21 May 2015





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