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1.

How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students

11 The Green Bag 2d 51 (2007).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Downloads 57,872
2.

Defending the Right to Self Representation: An Empirical Look at the Pro Se Felony Defendant

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 2, pp. 423-487, January 2007, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-002
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 May 2006 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 8,554
3.

Defense Against the Dark Arts of Copyright Trolling

103 Iowa Law Review 571 (2018)
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Independent
Downloads 7,737
4.

Financial Scandals and the Role of Private Enforcement: The Parmalat Case

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 40/2005
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance and Free University of Bozen, Bolzano - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 7,627
5.

Chilling Effects: Online Surveillance and Wikipedia Use

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1, p. 117, 2016
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 6,694
6.

The Direct Costs from NPE Disputes

99 Cornell L. Rev. 387 (2014), Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-34
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 6,368
7.

Rule 68 Offers of Judgment: The Practices and Opinions of Experienced Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination Attorneys

University of Georgia Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-002
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
Mercer University and University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 6,182
8.

The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law, Boston University - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Downloads 6,013
9.

The Subjects of the Constitution

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 5, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-25
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 18 May 2010 Last Revised: 25 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 5,910
10.

Legal and Economic Issues in Litigation Arising from the 2007-2008 Credit Crisis

PRUDENT LENDING RESTORED: SECURITIZATION AFTER THE MORTGAGE MELTDOWN, Chapter 5, pp. 163-235, Yasuyuki Fuchita, Richard Herring, and Robert Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC, 2009, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 612, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-5
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Babson College and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 5,473
11.

Deposition Tricks: The Dirty Dozen

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 48-50, July 2009, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF LAW
Downloads 5,426
12.

The Failure of Private Equity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 481, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 5,331
13.

Procedural Justice

Number of pages: 129 Posted: 26 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law

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Downloads 4,226
14.

Derivative Claims Under the Companies Act 2006: Much Ado About Nothing?

RATIONALITY IN COMPANY LAW: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF DD PRENTICE, J. Armour, J. Payne, eds., Hart Publishing, 2009, University College London Law Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Brunel University London
Downloads 3,773
15.

The Relationship between Public Antitrust Enforcement and Private Actions for Damages

World Competition, Vol. 32, No. 1, March 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
Downloads 3,700
16.

Investment Arbitration: Jurisdiction and Admissibility

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 9/2014
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Vienna - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,696
17.

Economic Analysis of Law

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 316, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,591
18.

Consumer Protection in the United States: An Overview

European Journal of Consumer Law, May 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Loyola University of Chicago, Loyola University of Chicago and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 3,584
19.

The Rise and Fall of Invasive ISP Surveillance

University of Illinois Law Review, 2009, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-22
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 31 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,412
20.

Empirically Evaluating Claims About Investment Treaty Arbitration

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 3,287
21.

Judicial Precedents in Civil Law Systems: A Dynamic Analysis

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-15, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Law School
Downloads 3,132
22.

Leveraged Buyout Bankruptcies, the Problem of Hindsight Bias, and the Credit Default Swap Solution

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 1, p. 118, 2011, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 1632084
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP - New York Office
Downloads 3,058
23.

The Forewarning Effect of Critical Audit Matter Disclosures Involving Measurement Uncertainty

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Red McCombs School of Business, Department of Accounting, Students, University of Texas at Austin and University of Georgia

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Downloads 3,050
24.

Enforcement Strategies in UK Corporate Governance: A Roadmap and Empirical Assessment

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 106/2008
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 May 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,036
25.

Inside the Judicial Mind

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 23 Feb 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Cornell Law School and California Central District Court
Downloads 3,016
26.

A Law of Rules: A Critique and Reconstruction of Justice Scalia's View of the Rule of Law

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 3,004
27.

Event Studies and the Law - Part I: Technique and Corporate Litigation

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 May 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
Downloads 2,983
28.

Procedural Justice

67 Souther California Law Review 181 (2004)
Number of pages: 142 Posted: 17 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law

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Downloads 2,838
29.

A Critical Analysis of the Balco Case

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Supreme Court of India
Downloads 2,759
30.

The Procedural Lex Mercatoria: The Past, Present and Future of International Commercial Arbitration

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/51, CDAMS Discussion Paper No. 03/1E
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 2,710
31.

The Private Costs of Patent Litigation

Boston University School of Law Working Paper No. 07-08, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 May 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 2,649
32.

Blockchain Code as Antitrust

Thibault Schrepel & Vitalik Buterin, Blockchain Code as Antitrust, 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 May 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University's Codex Center and Ethereum Foundation
Downloads 2,628
33.

An Introduction to Arbitration

Bench & Bar (Kentucky), March 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law
Downloads 2,622
34.

Attorney’s Fees, Nominal Damages, and Section 1983 Litigation

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Forthcoming, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-32
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 13 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia Law School and University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 2,584
35.

Why Summary Judgment is Unconstitutional

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 139, 2007, University of Cincinnati Public Law Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
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36.

Public vs. Private Enforcement of Antitrust Law: A Survey

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Stanford University and Sloan School of Management and Department of Economics
Downloads 2,558
37.

Stock Price Response to News of Securities Fraud Litigation: Market Efficiency and the Slow Diffusion of Costly Information

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management, Stanford University Law School and St. John's University - School of Law
Downloads 2,545
38.

Should Private Antitrust Enforcement Be Encouraged in Europe?

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 26, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
Downloads 2,535
39.

Private Enforcement of Corporate Law: An Empirical Comparison of the UK and US

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 6, pp. 687-722, 2009, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 89, McCombs Research Paper Series, Paper No. FIN-02-07, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1105355, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 120, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of York - York Law School
Downloads 2,488
40.

Directors' Duties Under the UK Companies Act 2006 and the Impact of the Company's Operations on the Environment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
University College London - Faculty of Laws and Brunel University London
Downloads 2,465
41.

Is Silence Golden? An Empirical Analysis of Firms that Stop Giving Quarterly Earnings Guidance

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, University of Washington - Department of Accounting and Columbia Business School

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Downloads 2,444
42.

Litigation Cost Strategies, Settlement Offers and Game Theory

Posted: 31 May 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Saint Cross College
Downloads 2,416
43.

Whose Claim Is This Anyway? Third Party Litigation Funding

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 4, 2011, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-31
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 2,410
44.

The Witchcraft Trials in Salem: A Commentary

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 2,401
45.

Arbitration: The 'New Litigation'

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 1, 2010, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/15
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law
Downloads 2,386
46.

The Turing Test and the Legal Process

Information & Communications Technology Law, vol. 21, no. 2 (June 2012), pp. 113-126
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Central Florida
Downloads 2,382
47.

An Empirical Study of Class Action Settlements and Their Fee Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-10, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt Law School

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48.

United States - China WTO Litigation (2001-2010): Active & Aggressive Litigants.

Virginia Lawyer, Vol. 59, p. 28, December 2010, GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2011-03
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University (Schar School of Policy & Government)
Downloads 2,352
49.

Documenting the Deal: How Quality Control and Candor Can Improve Boardroom Decision-Making and Reduce the Litigation Target Zone

Forthcoming, The Business Lawyer, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 794
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series

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50.

The Valuation of Distressed Companies - a Conceptual Framework

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
3-4 South Square Barristers and South Square Chambers
Downloads 2,140