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1.

The History of Corporate Governance

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Mike Wright, Donald Siegel, Kevin Keasey and Igor Filatotchev, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 184/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 19,527
2.

Copyright and the World's Most Popular Song

56 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 335 (2009) , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2019
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 10,808
3.

The Hidden History of the Second Amendment

U.C. Davis Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 309, 1998, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 04 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Roger Williams University School of Law
Downloads 10,176
4.

A Brief History of Information Privacy Law

PROSKAUER ON PRIVACY, PLI, 2016, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 9,937
5.

An Introduction to the History of International Human Rights Law

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 346, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 346
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 8,678
6.

Law

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History, 2008 , St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-0095
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jan 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 7,688
7.

Rule of Law and Modern Administrative Law

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
IIT Law School, IIT Kharagpur
Downloads 7,363
8.

Understanding Legal Pluralism: Past to Present, Local to Global

Sydney Law Review, Vol. 29, 2007, St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-0080
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 5,615
9.

Sociological Jurisprudence - Theory of Roscoe Pound

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Symbiosis Law School
Downloads 5,581
10.

Theories and Models of Corporate Governance

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: A SYNTHESIS OF THEORY, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE, H. Kent Baker, Ronald Anderson, eds., John Wiley & Sons, 2010, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 5,435
11.

Elusive Equality: The Armenian Genocide and the Failure of Ottoman Legal Reform

St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1600745, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
St. John's University School of Law
Downloads 5,308
12.

The Myth of the Sole Inventor

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1856610, 110 Michigan Law Review 709 (2012)
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 02 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,278
13.

The Influence of Immanuel Kant on Evidentiary Approaches in Eighteenth Century Bulgaria

18 The Green Bag 2d 251 (2015)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Downloads 5,214
14.

Comparative Company Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 77/2006, THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE LAW, Mathias Reimann & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., p. 1161-1191, Oxford University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 5,156
15.

How the British Gun Control Program Precipitated the American Revolution

6 Charleston Law Review 283 (2012)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Independence Institute
Downloads 4,958
16.

Classical Common Law Jurisprudence (Part 1)

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina - Philosophy
Downloads 4,645
17.

Semantic Originalism

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 176 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 4,443
18.

Who Writes the Rules for Hostile Takeovers, and Why? The Peculiar Divergence of US and UK Takeover Regulation

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 95, p. 1727, 2007, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 73/2006
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 4,420
19.

Rediscovering Cumulative Creativity from the Oral Formulaic Tradition to Digital Remix: Can I Get a Witness?

13(2) J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 341 (2014)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI
Downloads 4,125
20.

Conceptualizing Privacy

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 4,109
21.

A Review on Judicial Activism in Pakistan

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Karachi
Downloads 4,103
22.

The Rise and Fall of the First American Patent Thicket: The Sewing Machine War of the 1850s

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 53, pp. 165-211, 2011, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-19
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 4,085
23.

What is Law and Development?

Revista Argentina de Teoria Juridica, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,056
24.

The Ninth Amendment: It Means What it Says

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 1, 2006, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 05-14
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 4,049
25.

The Reasons for Japanese Imperialism (1895-1910)

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
Downloads 4,040
26.

Legal Realism as Theory of Law

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 46, pp. 1915-2000, 2005
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Accepted Paper Series
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 4,038
27.

The Islamic Commercial Crisis: Institutional Roots of Economic Underdevelopment in the Middle East

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,973
28.

Orwell Versus Huxley: Economics, Technology, Privacy, and Satire

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 89
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 3,911
29.

The Origins of Legal Language

OXFORD HANDBOOK ON LANGUAGE AND LAW, L. Solan, P. Tiersma, eds., 2010, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2009-45
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola Marymount University, Loyola Law School (Deceased)
Downloads 3,882
30.

Freedom of Contract

Liberty of Contract, in Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (David S. Tanenhaus ed. 2008), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 3,684
31.

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 School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 3,572
32.

Term Limits for the Supreme Court: Life Tenure Reconsidered

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 29, No. 3, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 26 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
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33.

Antebellum Islam

58:1 Howard L.J. 141 (2014)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Wayne State University Law School
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34.

Canada and the Legacy of the Indian Residential Schools: Transitional Justice for Indigenous Peoples in a Non-Transitional Society

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
Department of Political Science, University of Toronto
Downloads 3,434
35.

Was the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Conditioned on Service in an Organized Militia?

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 03-12, Texas Law Review, Vol. 83, 2004
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,396
36.

Comparing Insider Trading in the United States and in the European Union: History and Recent Developments

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 257/2014, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2442049
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 May 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Law
Downloads 3,356
37.

An Inquiry into the Role of Commissions of Inquiry in International Law: Navigating the Tensions between Fact-Finding and International Law Application

13 Chinese Journal of International Law (2014) 1-30, Grotius Centre Working Paper 2014/031-ICL, Leiden Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Leiden University
Downloads 3,336
38.

Indefinitely Renewable Copyright

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 3,319
39.

The Law of Property in Ancient Roman Law

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
Working Paper Series
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 3,308
40.

The History of the General Principle of Proportionality: An Overview

10 Dartmouth Law Journal 1-11 (2012).
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 13 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 3,294
41.

Law and the Rise of the Firm

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 57/2006, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,289
42.

Democracy, Anti-Democracy, and the Canon

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 17, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 3,264
43.

Positivism and the Inseparability of Law and Morals

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,264
44.

Amnesty and Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment

36 Constitutional Commentary 87 (2021).
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Downloads 3,225
45.

Military-Intelligence Convergence and the Law of the Title 10/Title 50 Debate

Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Vol. 5, p. 539, 2012, University of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 3,203
46.

Theorizing the European Union: Realist, Intergovernmentalist and Institutionalist Approaches

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 3,198
47.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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48.

Constitutional Courts Vs. Religious Fundamentalism: Three Middle Eastern Tales

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, U Toronto, Public Law Research Paper No. 04-08
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto
Downloads 3,129
49.

The Rule of Law for Everyone?

St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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50.

Reproduction of Hierarchy? A Social Network Analysis of the American Law Professoriate

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 61, No. 1, August 2011 , CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 26 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Study of Complex Systems, Bommarito Consulting, LLC, University of Michigan - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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