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1.

The Piracy Paradox: Innovation and Intellectual Property in Fashion Design

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 1687, 2006, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 26 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 9,536
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 4,685
3.

The Substance of False Confessions

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 4, 2010, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-11
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 2,887
4.

The Exceptional First Amendment

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-021
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 2,840
5.

The Common Law and Economic Growth: Hayek Might be Right

University of Virginia Law School, Legal Studies Working Paper No. 00-8
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jan 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law

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Downloads 2,616
6.

The Market for Corporate Law

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 162, pp. 134-172, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 2,547
7.

Libertarian Paternalism Is an Oxymoron

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 136; FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 2,301
8.

The Origins of Judicial Review

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, Summer 2003
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 11 Aug 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of California at Berkeley School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 2,221
9.

Patent Signals

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Nov 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School

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Downloads 2,122
10.

Judging Innocence

Columbia Law Review, January 2008
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,855
11.

The Futility of Unification and Harmonization in International Commercial Law

University of Virginia School of Law, Legal Studies Working Paper No. 99-10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jul 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,852
12.

Legal Reasoning

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-09
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,848
13.

The Perverse Incentives of the No Child Left Behind Act

UVA School of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 03-17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Dec 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Graduate School of Education
Downloads 1,816
14.

When Code Isn't Law

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 89, 2003
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School

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Downloads 1,761
15.

Was Austin Right after All?: On the Role of Sanctions in a Theory of Law

Ratio Juris, Vol. 22, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law

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Downloads 1,697
16.

A Quantitative Analysis of Writing Style on the U.S. Supreme Court

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 6, 2016, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Dartmouth College, University of Virginia School of Law and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 1,523
17.

Law and Economics of Consumer Finance

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,477
18.

Invalid Forensic Science Testimony and Wrongful Convictions

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Innocence Project
Downloads 1,449
19.

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 1,447
20.

Positivism Before Hart

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,421
21.

When to Overthrow Your Government: The Right to Resist in the World's Constitutions

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 5, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-46, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,407
22.

An International Legal Framework for Surveillance

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 55, Issue 2, 2015, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper Series 2014-53
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 1,356
23.

Manager-Investor Conflicts in Mutual Funds

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Mar 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,350
24.

Fingerprint Evidence in an Age of DNA Profiling

Brooklyn Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Nov 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,344
25.

Why Law and Economics' Perfect Rationality Should Not Be Traded for Behavioral Law and Economics' Equal Incompetence

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 159 Posted: 11 Apr 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,270
26.

Organizational Culture and Police Misconduct

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 3, 2004, UVA School of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 03-6
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 03 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,252
27.

Strategic Vagueness in Contract Design: The Case of Corporate Acquisitions

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, 2010, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-16
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,237
28.

The Supreme Court and Public Schools

UVA School of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 00-12
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 26 Oct 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Graduate School of Education

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Downloads 1,233
29.

The Political Economy of International Financial Regulation

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, No. 4, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-32, Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), 3rd Biennial Global Conference
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 May 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,114
30.

A Critical Guide to Vehicles in the Park

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,113
31.

Corporate Financial Transactions

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Oct 1999
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Deceased and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,110
32.

Brown Vs. Board of Education: Law or Politics?

UVA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 02-11
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University
Downloads 1,086
33.

Why Precedent in Law (and Elsewhere) is Not Totally (or Even Substantially) about Analogy

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-036
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,055
34.

Balancing, Subsumption and the Constraining Role of Legal Text

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 May 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,009
35.

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 1,009
36.

Government Regulation of Irrationality: Moral and Cognitive Hazards

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 1620, 2006, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-16, FSU College of Law, Public Law Reserch Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,000
37.

Discovery in State Criminal Justice

Forthcoming, Academy for Justice: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., 2017) , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-15
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 971
38.

Universal Jurisdiction and the Dilemmas of International Criminal Justice: The Sabra and Shatila Case in Belgium

HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY STORIES, Deena Hurwitz, Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Doug Ford, eds., Foundation Press, 2009
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 950
39.

The Legal Construction of Childhood

UVA School of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 00-18
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 944
40.

What Is Judicial Ideology, and How Should We Measure It?

29 Washington University Journal of Law and Policy 133 (2009), 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-47
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 942
41.

Golden Parachute as a Compensation Shifting Mechanism

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law

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Downloads 930
42.

Is There a Psychology of Judging?

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDICIAL DECISION MAKING, David E. Klein and Gregory Mitchell, eds., New York: Oxford University Press, 2008, KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-049
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Sep 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 927
43.

Freedom of Expression Adjudication in Europe and America: A Case Study in Comparative Constitutional Architecture

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 914
44.

Law's Limited Domain Confronts Morality's Universal Empire

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-44, William and Mary Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 914
45.

Paradox and Structure: Relying on Government Regulation to Preserve the Internet's Unregulated Character

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 85, P. 215, 2000
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 904
46.

What’s Wrong with Qualified Immunity?

Florida Law Review, Vol. 62, 2010 , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-21
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 884
47.

Reform(aliz)ing Copyright

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 485, 2004, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 88
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 19 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 874
48.

A Rent Extraction Theory of Right of First Refusal

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law

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Downloads 870
49.

A Positive Theory of Chapter 11

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 17 Nov 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 864
50.

The Collusion Problem in Agency Law

University of Virginia School of Law, Legal Studies Working Paper No. 00-2
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 862