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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 19 Apr 2014

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1 5,285 Why Tolerate Religion?
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 26 May 2006
Last Revised: 11 Sep 2007
2 4,728 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 3,225 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 2,803 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 2,615 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 2,249 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 2,233 Why Legal Positivism?
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 14 Dec 2009
Last Revised: 14 Dec 2009
8 2,018 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 1,893 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
10 1,877 The Radicalism of Legal Positivism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2010

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
18 Feb 2014 through 19 Apr 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 401 Preface to the Paperback Edition of Why Tolerate Religion?
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 14 Mar 2014
2 217 Isaiah Berlin's Neglect of Enlightenment Constitutionalism
Jeremy Waldron
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
3 144 Communicative Content and Legal Content
Lawrence B. Solum
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 12 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 12 Feb 2014
4 73 The Utopian Promise of Private Law
Hanoch Dagan
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 18 Feb 2014
5 66 Libertarian Separation of Powers
Aziz Z. Huq
University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 14 Mar 2014
6 43 The Original Understanding of Constitutional Legitimacy
Ilan Wurman
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 28 Feb 2014
7 41 The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and English Court Judgements
Neil H. Andrews
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 22 Feb 2014
8 33 Upending a Global Debate: An Empirical Analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court's Use of Transnational Law to Interpret Domestic Doctrine
Ryan C. Black, Ryan J. Owens, Daniel E. Walters and Jennifer Williams
Michigan State University - Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Date posted to database: 27 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2014
9 26 Toward 'Liberty': How the Marriage of Substantive Due Process and Equal Protection in Lawrence and Windsor Sets the Stage for the Inevitable Loving of Our Time
Daniel John Crooks
Independent
Date posted to database: 22 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
10 21 Essay: Maria Was a Christian - Nadra Was a Muslim: Hertogh Revisited
M. B. Hooker
Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society
Date posted to database: 12 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 12 Feb 2014





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