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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 3 Jul 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 2,533 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 1,861 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 1,830 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 1,724 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 1,513 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 1,397 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 1,362 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 1,196 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 1,114 Preventive Adjudication
Samuel L. Bray
UCLA School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2011
10 1,113 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
4 May 2015 through 3 Jul 2015

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1 202 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 62 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
3 41 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
4 37 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: 4 Jun 2015
5 25 'Justice-as-Fairness' as Judicial Guiding Principle: Remembering John Rawls and the Warren Court
Michael Anthony Lawrence
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 5 May 2015
Last Revised: 8 May 2015
6 23 Fides Et Ratio: Precedent in the Early Jurisprudence of the United Kingdom Supreme Court

Date posted to database: 23 May 2015
Last Revised: 29 May 2015
7 23 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
8 18 Cultural Bias in Judicial Decision Making
Masua Sagiv
Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 6 Jun 2015
9 16 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: 12 Jun 2015





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