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1.

Explaining the Housing Bubble

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 100, No. 4, pp. 1177-1258, University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-15, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-60, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 7,635
2.

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 5,489
3.

Commandeering the People: Why the Individual Health Insurance Mandate is Unconstitutional

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 5, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-58
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 4,026
4.

The Right to Inform v. The Right to be Forgotten: A Transatlantic Clash

LIABILITY IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM, Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi, Christine Godt, Peter Rott, Leslie Jane Smith, eds., Baden-Baden, F.R.G., 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,800
5.

Restorative Justice: What is it and Does it Work?

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1005485, Annual Review, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of California Irvine, School of Law
Downloads 3,667
6.

A Transactional Genealogy of Scandal: From Michael Milken to Enron to Goldman Sachs

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 783-868 (2013), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-26, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-034, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-126
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,443
7.

Scalia's Infidelity: A Critique of Faint-Hearted Originalism

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 7, 2006, Boston University School of Law Working Paper No. 06-01, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 880112
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,196
8.

Universal Moral Grammar: Theory, Evidence, and the Future

Trends in Cognitive Sciences, April 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 954398
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,050
9.

Mortgage Servicing

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-09, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and National Consumer Law Center
Downloads 2,814
10.

Rawls' Linguistic Analogy: A Study of the 'Generative Grammar' Model of Moral Theory Described by John Rawls in 'A Theory of Justice.' (Phd Dissertation, Cornell University, 2000)

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 766464
Number of pages: 388 Posted: 28 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 04 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,686
11.

How International Financial Law Works (and How it Doesn't)

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 99, 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-15, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-112
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,675
12.

Freedom of Dress: State and Private Regulation of Clothing, Hairstyle, Jewelry, Makeup, Tattoos, and Piercing

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 11, 2006, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 177, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 872324
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 29 Dec 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 2,609
13.

Criminal Law in Cyberspace

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 149, April 2001
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,332
14.

Top 10 Law School Home Pages of 2010

GREEN BAG ALMANAC AND READER 2011, pp. 339-366, Ross E. Davies, ed., Green Bag Press, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University and University of Richmond - School of Law
Downloads 2,289
15.

Preventive War

Philosophy & Public Affairs, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2004
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,251
16.

A Thought Experiment

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-021
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,078
17.

The Interpretation-Construction Distinction

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 27, pp. 95-118, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-95
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,834
18.

Federal Rules of Statutory Interpretation

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 115, p. 2085, 2002
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,821
19.

Executing the Treaty Power

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, p. 1867, 2005, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 747724
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 23 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,776
20.

The New McCarthyism: Repeating History in the War on Terrorism

Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 38, 2003
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,774
21.

Top 10 Law School Home Pages of 2009

GREEN BAG ALMANAC AND READER 2010, Ross E. Davies, ed., pp/ 289-306, Green Bag Press , Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Richmond - School of Law
Downloads 1,716
22.

Whence Comes Section One? The Abolitionist Origins of the Fourteenth Amendment

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-06, The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 20 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,696
23.

Firm-Specific Human Capital and Theories of the Firm

EMPLOYEES AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Margaret M. Blair and Mark J. Roe, eds., Brookings Institution Press, 1999
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Sep 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,542
24.

Moral Grammar and Intuitive Jurisprudence: A Formal Model of Unconscious Moral and Legal Knowledge

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING AND MOTIVATION: MORAL COGNITION AND DECISION MAKING, D. Medin, L. Skitka, C. W. Bauman, D. Bartels, eds., Vol. 50, Academic Press, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1163422
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 23 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,447
25.

The Objects of the Constitution

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 5, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-49
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,423
26.

Advocacy Matters Before and Within the Supreme Court: Transforming the Court by Transforming the Bar

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1022629
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 19 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,417
27.

Trojan Horses of Race

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, February 2005, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 627381, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 04-25
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 10 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,407
28.

The New Asylum Rule: Improved but Still Unfair

Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 07 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Villanova University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,376
29.

Aspects of the Theory of Moral Cognition: Investigating Intuitive Knowledge of the Prohibition of Intentional Battery and the Principle of Double Effect

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 762385, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 762385
Number of pages: 129 Posted: 27 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,359
30.

Creativity and Culture in Copyright Theory

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 40, pp. 1151-1205, 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 929527
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,273
31.

Architecture as Crime Control

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 111, 2002
Number of pages: 199 Posted: 04 Dec 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,243
32.

A Tournament of Judges?

California Law Review, January 2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Apr 2003
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,223
33.

Law, Science, and Morality: A Review of Richard Posner's 'The Problematics of Moral and Legal Theory'

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 1057, 2002, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 877011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 877011
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,209
34.

Choosing the Next Supreme Court Justice: An Empirical Ranking of Judicial Performance

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 141; Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 473281; Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 473281
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 07 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,186
35.

DRM and Privacy

Berkeley Technological Law Journal, Vol. 18, p. 575-617, 2003, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 372741
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,186
36.

The Poverty of the Moral Stimulus

MORAL PSYCHOLOGY, THE EVOLUTION OF MORALITY, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, ed., Vol. 1, MIT Press, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 896388
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,143
37.

Which Judges Write Their Opinions (and Should We Care)?

NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05-04; NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-06; Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 715062
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 May 2005
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,137
38.

The Commercial Real Estate Bubble

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 3, pp. 83-118 (2013), Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-005, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 1,099
39.

The Place of the User in Copyright Law

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, pp. 347-374, 2005, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 814664
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,079
40.

Moral Grammar and Human Rights: Some Reflections on Cognitive Science and Enlightenment Rationalism

UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL ACTION, PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS, Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, & Andrew K. Woods, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-124
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,068
41.

Afterword: The Libertarian Middle Way

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 16, pp. 349-365, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,027
42.

The Law and Economics of Critical Race Theory

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 28 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Duke University School of Law

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43.

War Everywhere: Human Rights, National Security, and the Law of Armed Conflict in the Age of Terrorism

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 153, pp.675-761, 2004, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-175
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 05 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University
Downloads 1,015
44.

Why Soft Law Dominates International Finance - And Not Trade

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 623-643, 2010, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-17, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-114
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,015
45.

Calling Genocide by its Rightful Name: Lemkin's Word, Darfur, and the UN Report

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 7, No. 1, Summer 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 903009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,007
46.

The Anti-Empathic Turn

NOMOS, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-97
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,005
47.

Copyright, Commodification, and Culture: Locating the Public Domain

THE FUTURE OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, L. Guibault & P.B. Hugenholtz, eds., pp. 121-166, Kluwer Law International, 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 663652
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 999
48.

Rewriting Frankenstein Contracts: The Workout Prohibition in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, pp. 1077-1152, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1323546, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 33, CLEA 2009 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 06 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 999
49.

Meeting Basic Survival Needs of the World's Least Healthy People toward a Framework Convention on Global Health

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, 2008, Georgetown University O'Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law Scholarship Research Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Sep 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
Downloads 992
50.

Taxing Capital Income in Emerging Countries: Will FATCA Open the Door?

World Tax Journal, Vol. 5, pp. 325-367, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-031
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 984