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1.

What is Marriage?

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 245-287, Winter 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Princeton University Department of Philosophy, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and University of Notre Dame Department of Political Science
Downloads 77,545
2.

Summary of Social Contract Theory by Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Symbiosis International University
Downloads 10,495
3.

Of Coups and the Constitution

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 294
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 8,936
4.

Trump University and Presidential Impeachment

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 8,709
5.

The Impact of Right to Carry Laws and the NRC Report: The Latest Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 461
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford Law School and Johns Hopkins University

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 5,667
6.

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 5,447
7.

What is Corruption?: A History of Corruption Studies and the Great Definitions Debate

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 4,802
8.

Partisan Gerrymandering and the Efficiency Gap

82 University of Chicago Law Review, 831 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and Public Policy Institute of California
Downloads 4,523
9.

Human Rights in the Emerging World Order

(2010) 1 Transnational Legal Theory 31–47. Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-219, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 47/2009,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,097
10.

Voting Squared: Quadratic Voting in Democratic Politics

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 2, 2015, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 657
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 3,771
11.

Congressional Control of Presidential Pardons

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 332
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 3,661
12.

Regulating Artificial Intelligence Systems: Risks, Challenges, Competencies, and Strategies

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 29, No. 2, Spring 2016
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Littler Mendelson
Downloads 3,356
13.

Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 404, The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 775-831, 2009
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School

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Downloads 3,334
14.

The Constitution in the National Surveillance State

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 1, 2008, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 168
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 3,240
15.

Governmentality

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 2, pp. 83-104, 2006, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/94
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), The University of Sydney Law School and University of Toronto - Centre of Criminology

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Downloads 3,201
16.

A General Approach for Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, LexPredict, LLC and South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 3,072
17.

Institutions, Power and Institutional Balance

THE EVOLUTION OF EU LAW, p. 41, Paul Craig and Grainne de Burca, eds., Oxford University Press, 2011, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 48/2011
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,061
18.

Hard vs. Soft Law: Alternatives, Complements and Antagonists in International Governance

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 94, pp. 706-99, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-23
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 03 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Irvine School of Law and Temple University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 2,996
19.

Contract as Empowerment

Chicago Law Review, Vol. 82, 2016
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 29 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 2,949
20.

Professionals or Politicians: The Uncertain Empirical Case for an Elected Rather Than Appointed Judiciary

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 357, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,868
21.

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, LexPredict, LLC, University of Michigan - Department of Political Science and Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Downloads 2,837
22.

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 2,750
23.

The CIA and Targeted Killings Beyond Borders

Harvard National Security Journal, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-64
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 18 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 2,650
24.

Jus Cogens and Obligations Erga Omnes

Dinah Shelton (Ed), The Oxford Handbook on Human Rights (OUP 2013) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa
Downloads 2,604
25.

Why Senator John McCain Cannot Be President: Eleven Months and a Hundred Yards Short of Citizenship

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 107, No. 1, 2008, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 2,586
26.

'No' Review of Philip Hamburger, 'Is Administrative Law Unlawful?'

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-34
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,545
27.

What is the Philosophy of Law?

Rivista di Filosofia del Diritto 1 (2012) 67-78, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-67, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 45/2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Notre Dame Law School
Downloads 2,540
28.

Brexit: A Drama in Six Acts

European Law Review August 2016, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 45/2016
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,504
29.

Soft Law

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,475
30.

Battlefield Casualties and Ballot Box Defeat: Did the Bush-Obama Wars Cost Clinton the White House?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Political Science and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 2,405
31.

Who Can Be President of the United States?: Candidate Hillary Clinton and the Problem of Statutory Qualifications

5(1) Br. J. Am. Leg. Studies 95-121 (2016) (peer reviewed)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 09 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,385
32.

The Special Court of the Clergy (Dādgāh-Ye Vizheh-Ye Ruhāniyat) and the Repression of Dissident Clergy in Iran

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 May 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study
Downloads 2,366
33.

How to Lose a Constitutional Democracy

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 65, 2018
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 2,344
34.

What is Originalism? The Evolution of Contemporary Originalist Theory

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 May 2011
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,339
35.

Which States Have the Best (and Worst) High Courts?

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 405, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 217, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,330
36.

The Radicalism of Legal Positivism

Guild Practitioner, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 2,196
37.

Accountable Algorithms

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 165, 2017 Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2765268
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University, Princeton University - Center for Information Technology Policy, Cornell University, Princeton University - Center for Information Technology Policy, Fordham University School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Princeton University - Center for Information Technology Policy
Downloads 2,173
38.

An Empirical Study of Class Action Settlements and Their Fee Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-10, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt Law School

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Downloads 2,107
39.

Corporate Political Donations: Investment or Agency?

published in Business and Politics 14.1 (2012), AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, 2008 WFA Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Northeastern University, University of Kansas - Finance Area and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 1,983
40.

The Limits of Backlash: Assessing the Political Response to Kelo

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 6, pp. 2100-2178, June 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 07-14
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 1,972
41.

The Trouble with Amicus Facts

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 100 (2014), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-273
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 1,892
42.

Comparing Constitutions and International Constitutional Law: A Primer

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Bern University - Law School
Downloads 1,838
43.

The Language of Law and the Practice of Politics: Great Powers and the Rhetoric of Self-Determination in the Cases of Kosovo and South Ossetia

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 10, p. 1, 2009 , St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-0176
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
St. John's University - School of Law
Downloads 1,813
44.

Investor-State Arbitration as Governance: Fair and Equitable Treatment, Proportionality and the Emerging Global Administrative Law

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-46
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 1,799
45.

Political Philosophies and Political Ideologies

Patriotic Elaborations: Essays in Practical Philosophy, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2009, Ch. 1, Public Affairs Quarterly 15, No. 3 (July 2001): 193-217
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Montreal
Downloads 1,792
46.

Proportionality, Rationality and Review

New Zealand Law Review, p. 265, 2010 , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 5/2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,776
47.

The Judicialization of Mega-Politics and the Rise of Political Courts

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 11, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto
Downloads 1,763
48.

Enforcement Discretion and Executive Duty

67 Vanderbilt Law Review 671, April 2014, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 26 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Downloads 1,750
49.

Legal Formalism and Legal Realism: What Is the Issue?

Legal Theory, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 320
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 1,738
50.

Roe Rage: Democratic Constitutionalism and Backlash

Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, 2007, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 131
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,716