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1.

From Enron to Worldcom and Beyond: Life and Crime after Sarbanes-Oxley

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 81, 2003
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 5,070
2.

The Declining Influence of the United States Constitution

New York University Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 3, pp. 762-858, June 2012, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-09-01, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-39
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 26 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 4,833
3.

Privacy's Other Path: Recovering the Law of Confidentiality

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, p. 123, 2007, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 249, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-03-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 3,224
4.

The Evolution and Ideology of Global Constitutionalism

California Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 1163, 2011, APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-10-01
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 3,105
5.

A Theory of Judicial Power and Judicial Review

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, p. 723, 2009, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-013, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-10-03
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 24 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 2,787
6.

The Relationship between Prosecutorial Misconduct and Wrongful Convictions: Shaping Remedies for a Broken System

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2006, p. 399, 2006, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-11-05
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 2,626
7.

China’s Turn Against Law

American Journal of Comparative Law, 2011, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-03-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Fordham University - School of Law
Downloads 2,319
8.

The History and Elements of the Rule of Law

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-02-07
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

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9.

Blinded by the Light: Information Overload and its Consequences for Securities Regulation

Washington University Law Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jun 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,814
10.

The Failure of Crits and Leftist Law Professors to Defend Progressive Causes

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 24, 2013, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-04-02
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,746
11.

The Perils of Social Reading

101 Georgetown Law Journal 689 (2013).
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,711
12.

Too Much Pay, Too Much Deference: Is CEO Overconfidence the Product of Corporate Governance?

Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-08-02
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 14 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,510
13.

Sham Constitutions

101 California Law Review 863 (2013), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-09-03, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-55
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,482
14.

The Third Pillar of Jurisprudence: Social Legal Theory

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 56, 2015, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-04-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,435
15.

The Primacy of Society and the Failure of Law and Development

Cornell International Law Journal, Forthcoming, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-03-02
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 May 2009 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,290
16.

Intellectual Privacy

Texas Law Review , Vol. 87, p.387, 2008, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-08-03
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,184
17.

The Case Against Copyright: A Comparative Institutional Analysis of Intellectual Property Regimes

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 297; Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-10-01
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 06 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 1,124
18.

Judicial Independence

THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, Vol. 5, pp. 1369-1372, Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino, eds., 2011, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-02-06
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,094
19.

Constitutions

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF EMPIRICAL LEGAL RESEARCH, Peter Cane & Herbert Kritzer, eds., 2010, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-02-05
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,093
20.

Extraordinary Rendition, Torture and Other Nightmares from the War on Terror

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 101, 2007, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-08-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,086
21.

Ghost Prisoners and Black Sites: Extraordinary Rendition Under International Law

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, 2006, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-02-01
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,078
22.

Countering Criminalization: Toward a Youth Development Approach to School Searches

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-08-02
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,060
23.

Corporate Governance and Economic Development

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 34-39, Spring 2005, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No.05-04-04
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,048
24.

Generic Constitutional Law

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 652, 2005, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 05-28, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-04-04
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 22 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,044
25.

Conflicted Gatekeepers: The Volcker Rule and Goldman Sachs

Virginia Law & Business Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 365-420, 2012 , Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-12-1 , Harvard John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business Fellows' Discussion Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,028
26.

Prosser's Privacy Law: A Mixed Legacy

California Law Review, Vol. 98, p. 1887, 2010, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-03-06
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 1,026
27.

Hedge Funds and the SEC: Observations on the How and Why of Securities Regulation

Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-05-01
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 939
28.

Xinfang: An Alternative to Formal Chinese Legal Institutions

Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 42, p. 103, 2006, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-02-03
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 07 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Fordham University - School of Law
Downloads 926
29.

What Is Law?

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-01-01
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 913
30.

Exile, Amnesty and International Law

Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 05-04-03
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 900
31.

The Firm and the Nature of Control: Toward a Theory of Takeover Law

Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 03-10-03
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 25 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

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32.

The Anatomy of a Conservative Court: Judicial Review in Japan

Public Law in East Asia (Albert H.Y. Chen & Tom Ginsburg eds., Ashgate 2013), Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 1545, 2009, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-06-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 May 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 897
33.

On the Decision to Regulate Hedge Funds: The Sec's Regulatory Philosophy, Style, and Mission

Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-03-02
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 880
34.

A Confident Pluralism

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 88, pp. 587-617, 2015, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-07-03
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 873
35.

Reconciling Data Privacy and the First Amendment

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 1149, 2005, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-09-03
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 06 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 803
36.

Riots and Cover-Ups: Counterproductive Control of Local Agents in China

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 31, 2009, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-11-01
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Fordham University - School of Law
Downloads 803
37.

Symposium Foreword - after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act: The Future of the Mandatory Disclosure System

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 81
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 776
38.

The Basics Matter: At the Periphery of Intellectual Property

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 275; Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-02-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 771
39.

Law Versus Ideology: The Supreme Court and the Use of Legislative History

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 1653, 2010, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-09-04, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 760
40.

Regulating Polygamy: Intimacy, Default Rules, and Bargaining for Equality

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 110, No. 8, 2010, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-09-01
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 753
41.

A Systems Approach to Corporate Governance Reform: Why Importing U.S. Corporate Law Isn't the Answer

Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-02-01
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 07 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 736
42.

Andersen's Fall from Grace

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 917, 2004
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 715
43.

Slavery and the Roots of Sexual Harassment

DIRECTIONS IN SEXUAL HARASSMENT, Catharine MacKinnon & Reva B. Siegel, eds., Yale University Press, 2003, UNC Public Law Research Paper No. 02-13, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-11-03
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 715
44.

Pricing Clinical Legal Education

92 Denver University Law Review 1 (2014), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-12-02
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 710
45.

What is 'General' Jurisprudence? A Critique of Universalistic Claims by Philosophical Concepts of Law

Transnational Legal Theory, Forthcoming , Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-03-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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46.

Does Public Opinion Influence the Supreme Court? Possibly Yes (But We’re Not Sure Why)

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 13, No. 263, 2010, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-05-31
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - College of Literature, Science & the Arts
Downloads 702
47.

Crimes Against Humanity in the Modern Age

108 American Journal of international Law ---- (2013), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-11-04
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 04 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 690
48.

The Rule of Law and Legal Pluralism in Development

LEGAL PLURALISM AND DEVELOPMENT: SCHOLARS AND PRACTITIONERS IN DIALOGUE, Caroline Sage, Michael Woolcock, Brian Z. Tamanaha, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012, Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, Vol. 3, p. 1, 2011, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-07-01
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 671
49.

The Case for Registering Patents and the Law and Economics of Present Patent-Obtaining Rules

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 276; Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-02-04
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School

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Downloads 640
50.

Two Ways to End a Marriage: Divorce or Death

Utah Law Review, 2005, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 05-09-02
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 639