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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 31 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 150,756 'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2007
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
2 81,486 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
3 73,741 What is Marriage?
Sherif Girgis, Robert George and Ryan T. Anderson
Princeton University Department of Philosophy, Princeton University - Department of Politics and University of Notre Dame Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2010
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
4 52,145 Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 1999
Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
5 34,530 Fuck
Christopher M. Fairman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Apr 2006
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2007
6 34,201 Conspiracy Theories
Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2008
Last Revised: 18 Jan 2010
7 31,030 Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals
Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
8 28,339 What Matters in Corporate Governance?
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Allen Ferrell
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Sep 2004
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
9 25,517 Separation of Ownership and Control
Eugene F. Fama and Michael C. Jensen
University of Chicago - Finance and Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 1998
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2006
10 24,840 How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 Jul 2015 through 31 Aug 2015

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1 4,933 Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States
John R. Lott, John E Whitley and Rebekah C. Riley
Crime Prevention Research Center, Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Date posted to database: 20 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
2 4,673 Ranking Law Schools, 2015: Student Aptitude, Employment Outcome, and Law Review Citations
Alfred L. Brophy
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
3 1,901 Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2015: Updating the Leiter Score Ranking for the Top Third
Gregory C. Sisk, Valerie Aggerbeck, Nick Farris, Megan McNevin and Maria Pitner
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota), University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) - School of Law, University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) - School of Law and University of St. Thomas (Minneapolis), School of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
4 1,850 Hedge Funds: A Dynamic Industry in Transition
Mila Getmansky, Peter A. Lee and Andrew W. Lo
University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Eugene M. Isenberg School of Management - Department of Finance, AlphaSimplex Group, LLC and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Date posted to database: 29 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
5 1,542 Patent Case Management Judicial Guide - Third Edition
Peter S. Menell, Lynn H. Pasahow, James H. A. Pooley, Matthew Powers, Steven C. Carlson, Jeffrey G. Homrig, George F. Pappas, Carolyn Chang, Colette Reiner Mayer and Marc David Peters
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Fenwick & West LLP, Independent, Tensegrity Law Group, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, Latham & Watkins, Covington & Burling LLP, Fenwick & West LLP, Morrison & Foerster, LLP and Morrison & Foerster, LLP
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
6 1,105 The Rise of Contingent Fee Representation in Patent Litigation
David L. Schwartz
Northwestern Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
7 970 Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2012: Applying Leiter Scores to Rank the Top Third
Gregory C. Sisk, Valerie Aggerbeck, Debby Hackerson and Mary Wells
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota), University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota) and University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
8 963 Poisoning the Next Apple? The America Invents Act and Individual Inventors
David Abrams and R. Polk Wagner
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2011
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2014
9 955 Horizontal Shareholding as an Antitrust Violation
Einer Elhauge
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 20 Aug 2015
10 699 The Worst $90,000 Ever Spent: Ten Questions About Mike Duffy, Nigel Wright, the Criminal Code and the Canadian Criminal Justice System
Peter Sankoff
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2015





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