CJ Ryan

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

Wilson W. Wyatt Hall

Louisville, KY 40292

United States

American Bar Foundation

Affiliated Scholar

750 N. Lake Shore Drive

4th Floor

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

69 Alabama Law Review 495 (2017)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2018
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
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Rankings, US News & World Report, Law Schools, Legal Education

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The Secret Sauce: Examining Law Schools that Overperform on the Bar Exam

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2022-4
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2022
CJ Ryan and Derek T. Muller
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 4,239 (3,272)

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legal education, law school, LSAT, undergraduate GPA, value added, bar exam, bar passage, bar success

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The 2018 Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 3,199 (5,288)
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Rankings, US News & World Report, Law Schools, Legal Education, Revealed-Preferences Rankings

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The Next 'Big Short': COVID-19, Student Loan Discharge in Bankruptcy, and the SLABS Market

SMU Law Review, Vol. 74, 809-49 (2020)., Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2021
Samantha Roy and CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University, School of Law, Students and University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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student loans, asset-backed securities, bankruptcy, Brunner Test, COVID-19, loan default, loan discharge, SLABS

5.

A Value-Added Ranking of Law Schools

29 University of Florida Journal of Law & Public Policy 285-308 (2019), AccessLex Institute Research Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 1,408 (19,475)

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Legal Education, Higher Education, Rankings, Law Schools

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The 2019 Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

7 Belmont L. Rev. 86-113 (2019), Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 1,374 (20,169)

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Rankings, US News & World Report, Law Schools, Legal Education, Revealed-Preferences Rankings

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Examining the Impact of Divestment from Fossil Fuels on University Endowments

New York University Journal of Law and Business, Vol. 17, 95-152 (2020)., Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 195
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2021
CJ Ryan and Christopher Marsicano
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and Davidson College
Downloads 969 (33,661)
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endowments, divestment, difference-in-differences, synthetic control, universities, higher education, trust law, fiduciary duties, portfolio, sustainability, fossil fuels

8.

Note-Taking Mode and Academic Performance in Two Law School Courses

69 J. Legal Educ. 207-229 (2019), Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 194
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2019
Roger Williams University School of Law, University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and Roger Williams University - Department of Mathematics
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Legal Education, Note-taking, Academic Performance, Laptop Use, Handwriting

9.

An Empirical Study of Law Journal Copyright Practices

16 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 207, 2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2017
University of Kentucky - College of Law, University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and Washington & Lee, School of Law
Downloads 450 (90,778)

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copyright, legal scholarship, empirical legal studies

10.

Analyzing Law School Choice

2020 U. Ill. Rev. 583-620 (2020), AccessLex Institute Research Paper No. 19-01, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Legal Education, Law Schools, Choice, Admissions Decisions, Education Markets, Price Sensitivity, Financial Aid, Location

11.

Paying for Law School: Law Student Loan Indebtedness and Career Choices

University of Illinois Law Review, 97-138 (2021), Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2021
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 274 (156,201)

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Student Loan Debt, Public Interest Law, Career Choices, Legal Education, Stratification

12.

Mind the Gap: Gender Pay Disparities in the Legal Academy

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Volume 34, 567-612 (2021)., Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 207, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2022-3
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2022
CJ Ryan and Meghan Dawe
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and American Bar Foundation
Downloads 227 (188,453)

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pay gap, gender, race, legal academy, tenured law professors, human capital, social capital, returns to education

13.

An Empirical Study of University Patent Activity

7 NYU Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law 51-84 (2017).
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2018
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 186 (225,239)
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University Technology Transfer; Patent Law; Patent Assertion Entities; Theory of the Firm; Behavioral Responses; Bayh-Dole Act; America Invents Act; Patent and Trademark Office

14.

Trusting U.: Examining University Endowment Management

Christopher J. Ryan, Jr., Trusting U.: Examining University Endowment Management, 42 Journal of College & University Law 163-217 (2015).
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Higher Education, Higher Education Law, Higher Education Finance, Endowments, Endowment Management

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Not-So-Open Access to Legal Scholarship: Balancing Stakeholder Interests with Copyright Principles

Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 142 (281,697)

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Copyright, Higher Education, Faculty, Academic Scholarship, Law

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Of Law School Rankings, Disparity, and Football

110 Georgetown Law Journal Online 19-37 (2021), Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Legal Education, Law Schools, Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, Scholarly Impact, Football

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Something Corporate: The Case for Treating Proprietary Education Institutions Like Corporations

Journal of College and University Law, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 93 (379,041)

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Higher Education, Law, Corporate Law, For-Profit Education, Proprietary Education, Corporations

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Analyzing the Effect of Financial Aid on Law School Matriculation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Legal Education, Financial Aid, Scarce Resources Theory, Rational Choice Theory

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Affirmatively in Peril: Predicting Federal Judicial Decision Making in University Admissions Cases

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Jurisprudence, Empirical Analysis, Decisionmaking, Decision making, Judges, Federal Judges, Universities, Higher Education, Race, Admissions, Race in Admissions

20.

Technology Transfer and the Public Good

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Nov 2018
Brian L. Frye and CJ Ryan
University of Kentucky - College of Law and University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 61 (478,956)

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patent, technology transfer, public good, charity law, bayh-dole, patent act

21.

Old School: A Recommendation for the Treatment of the Disposition of Property Exempt from Local Zoning Ordinances in Kentucky

Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law, Vol. 6 No. 2, 2013-2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Zoning Ordinances, Land Use, Property, Local Government, Education, Higher Education, Law

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Patents & Legal Expenditures

51 U. Pac. L. Rev. 577-592 (2020), Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 193
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2020
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
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University Patents, Technology Transfer, Non-Practicing Entities, Federally-Funded Research

23.

Fixing Forum Selling

25 University of Miami Business Law Review 1 (2017)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
Brian L. Frye and CJ Ryan
University of Kentucky - College of Law and University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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patents, forum shopping, forum selling, TC Heartland, TC Heartland v. Kraft, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, patent trolls, patent assertion entities, PAEs, civil procedure, patent venue, venue

24.

The Magic of Fintech? Insights for a Regulatory Agenda from Analyzing Student Loan Complaints Filed with the CFPB

Dickinson Law Review, Forthcoming 2022, Howard Law Research Paper, Forthcoming, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 May 2022
Matthew A. Bruckner and CJ Ryan
Howard University School of Law and University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 37 (599,016)

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CFPB, student loans, fintech, lending, servicing, consumer law

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An Econometric Analysis of North Carolina's Legislative Right to Counsel

47 Journal of Law & Education 489-510 (2018)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
Adam Ross Nelson and CJ Ryan
University of Wisconsin Madison and University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 29 (635,375)

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Law, Higher Education, Right to Counsel, Student Disciplinary Hearings, Law & Economics, Risk Aversion

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An Historical and Empirical Analysis of the Cy-Près Doctrine

48 ACTEC L. J. __ (Forthcoming 2023)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 04 Aug 2022
CJ Ryan
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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cy pres, deviation, trusts, charitable trusts, courts, legal history, empirical methods