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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 49,315
2.

Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2008

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4978
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 39,180
3.

Fuck

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 59, Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies Working Paper Series No. 39
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 17 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 37,133
4.

Governance Matters VI: Governance Indicators for 1996-2006

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4280
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 22,871
5.

Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting and Disclosure Regulation: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 May 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 22,687
6.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4654
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 18,257
7.

Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases

University of Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper, No. 12-018
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 17,828
8.

Law on Obligations and Contracts in the Philippines: An Overview

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Far Eastern University
Downloads 13,595
9.

Publishing Advice for Graduate Students

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Durham University

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 13,489
10.

Internet Surveillance Law after the USA Patriot Act: The Big Brother that Isn't

97 Northwestern University Law Review 607 (2003).
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Downloads 11,994
11.

Does Legalized Prostitution Increase Human Trafficking?

World Development, 41 (1), 2013, pp. 67-82
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Heidelberg University and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 11,156
12.

Logic for Law Students: How to Think Like a Lawyer

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, University of Arkansas - School of Law and Eastern District of California
Downloads 10,707
13.

The Right to Remain Silent: A New Answer to an Old Question

Criminal Justice, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Regent University - School of Law
Downloads 10,340
14.

Backdating

Business Lawyer, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Harrison & Held, LLP
Downloads 10,098
15.

Cybercrime's Scope: Interpreting 'Access' and 'Authorization' in Computer Misuse Statutes

78 New York University Law Review 1596 (2003).
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 18 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Downloads 10,062
16.

Governance Matters Iii: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3106
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,552
17.

Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3630
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 05 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,550
18.

The Moral Hazard of Lifesaving Innovations: Naloxone Access, Opioid Abuse, and Crime

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business

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Downloads 9,262
19.

Undocumented Immigrants, U.S. Citizens, and Convicted Criminals in Arizona

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 9,002
20.

Governance Matters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2196
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 8,867
21.

A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

69 Alabama Law Review 495 (2017)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 8,821
22.

Seize the State, Seize the Day: State Capture, Corruption and Influence in Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2444
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 8,567
23.

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 8,514
24.

Encryption Workarounds

106 Georgetown Law Journal 989 (2018).
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley School of Law and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Downloads 8,195
25.

Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 7,844
26.

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 7,356
27.

The Pros and Cons of Getting to Yes - Shortcomings and Limitations of Principled Bargaining in Negotiation and Mediation

Zeitschrift fur Konfliktmanagement
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Dec 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Munich School of Law
Downloads 7,330
28.

The Law and Legality of Smart Contracts

1 Georgetown Law Technology Review 304 (2017)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 7,140
29.

What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-12, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Downloads 7,095
30.

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 7,039
31.

Regulating Artificial Intelligence Systems: Risks, Challenges, Competencies, and Strategies

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 29, No. 2, Spring 2016
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Littler Mendelson
Downloads 7,001
32.

'Social Engineering by Roscoe Pound': Issues in Legal and Political Philosophy

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
NLS - NUJS
Downloads 6,986
33.

Aggregating Governance Indicators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2195
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 6,916
34.

Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, p. 253, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 6,915
35.

Combating Global Climate Change: Why a Carbon Tax is a Better Response to Global Warming than Cap and Trade

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2009, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 6,848
36.

Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
Downloads 6,765
37.

Introduction to Theory and Method in Socio-Legal Research

THEORY AND METHOD IN SOCIAL-LEGAL RESEARCH, R. Banakar, M. Travers, eds., Oxford, Hart, 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Lund University - Sociology of Law and University of Tasmania
Downloads 6,602
38.

Race, the War on Drugs, and the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction

Journal of Gender, Race & Justice, Vol. 6. p. 253, 2002
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 May 2003 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 6,248
39.

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 6,233
40.

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 6,163
41.

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
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 6,095
42.

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 5,858
43.

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 5,734
44.

The Generative Internet

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, p. 1974, May 2006, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 28/2006, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006/1
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 5,719
45.

The Judgment of the EU General Court in Intel and the So-Called 'More Economic Approach' to Abuse of Dominance

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2014, pp.405-434
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law
Downloads 5,681
46.

The FTC and the New Common Law of Privacy

114 Columbia Law Review 583 (2014), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-120, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-120
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 21 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School and Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 5,613
47.

The Antitrust Economics of Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 14 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Global Economics Group

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 5,600
48.

Tax Evasion and Tax Compliance

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Nov 1998 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Bologna

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Downloads 5,575
49.

The Internet as a Conduit for Criminal Activity

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, Pattavina, A., ed., pp. 77-98, Sage Publications, Inc., 2005 (revised 2010, 2015)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law, University of Leeds
Downloads 5,541
50.

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 5,413