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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 21,484
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 10,933
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 10,852
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 10,495
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 8,907
6.

Rule of Law and Modern Administrative Law

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
IIT Law School, IIT Kharagpur
Downloads 8,079
7.

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 7,971
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 5,959
9.

Sociological Jurisprudence - Theory of Roscoe Pound

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Symbiosis Law School
Downloads 5,870
10.

The Reasons for Japanese Imperialism (1895-1910)

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
Downloads 5,591
11.

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 5,581
12.

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 5,386
13.

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 5,382
14.

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 5,338
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 InstituteDenver University - Sturm College of Law
Downloads 5,272
16.

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 5,260
17.

Classical Common Law Jurisprudence (Part 1)

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina - Philosophy
Downloads 4,717
18.

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 4,714
19.

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 4,650
20.

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 Carey Law School
Downloads 4,649
21.

Conceptualizing Privacy

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 4,316
22.

Before Roe v. Wade: Voices that Shaped the Abortion Debate before the Supreme Court's Ruling

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 406 Posted: 19 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 4,238
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 4,235
24.

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
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 4,232
25.

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 4,189
26.

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 4,182
27.

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 4,142
28.

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 4,134
29.

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 4,118
30.

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 4,003
31.

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
Downloads 3,961
32.

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 3,949
33.

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 3,947
34.

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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35.

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
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36.

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 3,868
37.

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 3,658
38.

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
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39.

Delegation at the Founding

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 658
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 04 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 3,626
40.

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 3,598
41.

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 3,535
42.

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 3,494
43.

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 3,458
44.

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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45.

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 3,418
46.

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
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,396
47.

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

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48.

A Brief History of International Investment Agreements

U.C. Davis Journal of International Law & Policy, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 157, 2005, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1478757
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 3,364
49.

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 3,357
50.

Jesus Is an Anarchist

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 3,322