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Political Institutions: Constitutions eJournal

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

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1 11,155 Constitution-Making in Islamic Countries – A Theoretical Framework
Ebrahim Afsah
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Dec 2013
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2015
2 4,953 The Subjects of the Constitution
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 18 May 2010
Last Revised: 25 May 2011
3 4,767 A Legal Labyrinth: Issues Raised by Arizona Senate Bill 1070
Gabriel J. Chin, Carissa Byrne Hessick, Toni M. Massaro and Marc L. Miller
University of California, Davis - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Arizona College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 29 May 2010
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2011
4 3,880 The Declining Influence of the United States Constitution
David S. Law and Mila Versteeg
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 26 May 2012
5 3,103 The Rise and Fall of Invasive ISP Surveillance
Paul Ohm
University of Colorado Law School
Date posted to database: 31 Aug 2008
Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
6 3,076 Semantic Originalism
Lawrence B. Solum
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2008
7 4,045 A Due Process Right to Record the Police
Glenn Harlan Reynolds and John A. Steakley
University of Tennessee College of Law and John A. Steakley, P.C.
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 2012
Last Revised: 10 Aug 2012
8 3,635 'Islam is the Solution': Constitutional Visions of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood
Kristen Stilt
Harvard University, Law School, Students
Date posted to database: 21 May 2010
Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
9 3,525 National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius: Five Takes
Glenn Harlan Reynolds and Brannon P. Denning
University of Tennessee College of Law and Samford University - Cumberland School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Aug 2012
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2012
10 3,474 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
4 Jul 2015 through 2 Sep 2015

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1 133 How Unwritten Constitutional Norms Change Written Constitutions
Richard Albert
Boston College - Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
2 131 Policing the EU's External Borders: A Challenge for the Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice? An Analysis of Frontex Joint Operations at the Southern Maritime Border
Luisa Marin
Utrecht University
Date posted to database: 6 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 24 Aug 2015
3 121 Reserved Water Rights as a Rule of Law
Michael C. Blumm
Lewis & Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
4 103 Constraining Constitutional Change
David Landau and Rosalind Dixon
Florida State University - College of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 14 Jul 2015
5 95 The Caretaker Convention and Supreme Court Appointments
Michael Plaxton
University of Saskatchewan - College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 29 Aug 2015
6 84 The Contours of Constitutional Approval
Nicholas Stephanopoulos and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 29 Aug 2015
7 81 Human Dignity and the Rule of Law
Stephen Riley
University of Utrecht
Date posted to database: 14 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
8 77 Capitalism, Democracy, and Countermajoritarian Institutions
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 5 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2015
9 75 Democracy, the Constitution, and Legal Positivism in America: Lessons from a Winding and Troubled History
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
10 72 The Great Power of the Necessary and Proper Clause
Robert Reinstein
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 16 Aug 2015





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