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PRN: Law, Legal Reasoning, & Legal Systems (Topic)

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 3 Mar 2015

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1 5,451 Why Tolerate Religion?
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 26 May 2006
Last Revised: 11 Sep 2007
2 5,082 Natural Law Theory: The Modern Tradition
Brian Bix
University of Minnesota Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Dec 1999
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2007
3 3,427 Islam in Egypt's New Constitution
Clark B. Lombardi and Nathan J. Brown
University of Washington School of Law and George Washington University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 2 May 2013
Last Revised: 28 May 2013
4 2,942 The Political Economy of Oil and the Crisis of the Arab State System
Daniel Atzori
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2013
Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
5 2,712 In Praise of Realism (and Against 'Nonsense' Jurisprudence)
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2010
6 2,619 About Morality and the Nature of Law
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Aug 2007
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2013
7 2,392 Why Legal Positivism?
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 14 Dec 2009
Last Revised: 14 Dec 2009
8 2,215 What is the Rule of Recognition (and Does it Exist)?
Scott J. Shapiro
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Nov 2008
Last Revised: 3 Feb 2009
9 2,142 Constitutionalism: A Skeptical View
Jeremy Waldron
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2010
Last Revised: 5 May 2012
10 2,057 Positivism and the Inseparability of Law and Morals
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 23 May 2008
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2008

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 Jan 2015 through 3 Mar 2015

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1 423 Constitutional Law, Moral Judgment, and the Supreme Court as Super-Legislature
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
2 351 Normativity: The Place of Reasoning
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
3 170 'Religion' as a Bundle of Legal Proxies: Reply to Micah Schwartzman
Andrew Koppelman
Northwestern University School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
4 140 The Fixation Thesis: The Role of Historical Fact in Original Meaning
Lawrence B. Solum
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
5 135 New Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law?
Avihay Dorfman
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
6 132 The Presence and Absence of Legal Mind: A Commentary on Duncan Kennedy's 'Three Globalizations of Law and Legal Thought, 1850-2000'
Christopher Tomlins
University of California, Berkeley - Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program
Date posted to database: 31 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 31 Jan 2015
7 116 Three Types of Intention in Lawmaking
Marcin Matczak
Warsaw University - Faculty of Law and Public Administration
Date posted to database: 31 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 31 Jan 2015
8 110 Virtue as the End of Law: An Aretaic Theory of Legislation
Lawrence B. Solum
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 10 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
9 109 What's so Weak About ‘Weak-Form Review’? The Case of the UK Human Rights Act 1998
Aileen Kavanagh
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
10 95 Law Without the State
Jonathan Crowe
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015





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