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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 13,098
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: 05 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 10,111
3.

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 6,984
4.

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 6,832
5.

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 6,713
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 5,863
7.

The Myth of the Sole Inventor

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1856610
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 02 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,694
8.

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 4,547
9.

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 4,541
10.

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
The George Washington University Law School
Downloads 4,536
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 4,353
12.

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 3,966
13.

Classical Common Law Jurisprudence (Part 1)

Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 155-180, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
Downloads 3,958
14.

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, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 73/2006
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,838
15.

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

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C01-12
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 3,833
16.

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 3,739
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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,642
18.

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 3,585
19.

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 3,470
20.

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 3,460
21.

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 3,369
22.

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 3,297
23.

Rule of Law and Modern Administrative Law

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
IIT Law School, IIT Kharagpur
Downloads 3,232
24.

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 3,197
25.

Indefinitely Renewable Copyright

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 3,116
26.

Sociological Jurisprudence - Theory of Roscoe Pound

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Symbiosis Law School
Downloads 3,053
27.

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 2,996
28.

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: 07 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,933
29.

Conceptualizing Privacy

California Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 1087, 2002
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 2,899
30.

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 2,842
31.

A Law of Rules: A Critique and Reconstruction of Justice Scalia's View of the Rule of Law

APA Newsletters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,808
32.

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 2,796
33.

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 Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,779
34.

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 2,694
35.

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 2,692
36.

The Great Gun Control War of the 20th Century — And its Lessons for Gun Laws Today

Fordham Urban Law Journal, vol. 39, no. 5, pages 1527-1666 (October 2012)
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 30 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Independence Institute
Downloads 2,644
37.

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 2,589
38.

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

Downloads 2,578
39.

Why Does the American Constitution Lack Social and Economic Guarantees?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,555
40.

The Web of Law

San Diego Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 2,503
41.

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
Downloads 2,483
42.

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 2,456
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 2,444
44.

The Lethal Injection Quandary: How Medicine Has Dismantled the Death Penalty

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 1, pp. 49-128, 2007, Fordham Legal Studies Research Paper No. 983732
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 01 May 2007 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 2,432
45.

Why Summary Judgment is Unconstitutional

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 139, 2007, University of Cincinnati Public Law Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 2,432
46.

Coase Theorem

NEW PALGRAVE DICTIONARY OF ECONOMICS, 2nd ed., L. Blume and S. Durlaufe, eds., Macmillan Ltd., 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-12
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Law School
Downloads 2,413
47.

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 2,390
48.

Why We Should Stop Teaching Dodge v. Ford

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 07-11
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute
Downloads 2,354
49.

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 2,347
50.

The Dark Side of the Relationship between the Rule of Law and Liberalism

NYU Journal of Law and Liberty, Vol. 33, 2008, St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-0096
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jan 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 2,342