CJ Ryan

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

211 S. Indiana Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

American Bar Foundation

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750 N. Lake Shore Drive

4th Floor

Chicago, IL 60611

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Scholarly Papers (32)

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
Indiana University Maurer 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

75 Florida Law Review 65-116 (2023)., University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2022-4, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-29
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2023
CJ Ryan and Derek T. Muller
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Notre Dame Law School
Downloads 5,161 (3,278)
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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 3,265 (7,049)
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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 Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 3,123 (7,545)
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student loans, asset-backed securities, bankruptcy, Brunner Test, COVID-19, loan default, loan discharge, SLABS

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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Davidson College
Downloads 1,232 (32,033)
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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, Indiana University Maurer 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, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Washington & Lee, School of Law
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copyright, legal scholarship, empirical legal studies

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An Historical and Empirical Analysis of the Cy-Près Doctrine

48 ACTEC L.J. 289-360 (2023), University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2023-3
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 04 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2023
CJ Ryan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 447 (121,662)

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cy pres, deviation, trusts, charitable trusts, courts, legal history, empirical methods

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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Legal Education, Law Schools, Choice, Admissions Decisions, Education Markets, Price Sensitivity, Financial Aid, Location

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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Student Loan Debt, Public Interest Law, Career Choices, Legal Education, Stratification

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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and American Bar Foundation
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pay gap, gender, race, legal academy, tenured law professors, human capital, social capital, returns to education

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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 253 (224,795)
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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

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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 214 (264,039)

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Higher Education, Higher Education Law, Higher Education Finance, Endowments, Endowment Management

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The Hidden Cost of University Patents

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series 2023-4
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2023
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business and University of Kentucky - College of Law
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patents, Bayh-Dole, universities, firm behavior, vertical integration, horizontal coordination, rent seeking

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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Copyright, Higher Education, Faculty, Academic Scholarship, Law

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

127 Dickinson Law Review 49-100 (2022), Howard Law Research Paper, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series 2022-6
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 May 2022 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2022
Matthew A. Bruckner and CJ Ryan
Howard University School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 119 (434,362)

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

19.

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
Indiana University Maurer 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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Higher Education, Law, Corporate Law, For-Profit Education, Proprietary Education, Corporations

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Confusing Cy Près

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 58, 17-96 (2023), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 519
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 28 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2024
CJ Ryan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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cy près, equitable deviation, Uniform Trust Code, judicial decision making

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Student Loans and Financial Distress: A Qualitative Analysis of the Most Common Student Loan Complaints

Loyola Consumer Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2023
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Jun 2023
Matthew A. Bruckner and CJ Ryan
Howard University School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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student loans, CFPB, consumer complaint database, PSLF, IDR, loan cancellation

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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 Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 99 (492,772)

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

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Analyzing the Effect of Financial Aid on Law School Matriculation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
CJ Ryan
Indiana University Maurer 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

17 Harvard Law & Policy Review 1-41 (2022), University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. #2022-7
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2023
CJ Ryan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Jurisprudence, Empirical Analysis, Decisionmaking, Decision making, Judges, Federal Judges, Universities, Higher Education, Race, Admissions, Race in Admissions

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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
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University Patents, Technology Transfer, Non-Practicing Entities, Federally-Funded Research

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Nearer to Thee: Cy Près and Religious Discrimination

Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal (Forthcoming), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 518
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 10 May 2024
CJ Ryan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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cy près, charitable trusts, religion, courts, empirical analysis

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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
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 71 (602,032)

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Zoning Ordinances, Land Use, Property, Local Government, Education, Higher Education, Law

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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 Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 70 (606,732)

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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

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Gaming the Endowment Tax

Florida Tax Review (forthcoming), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No.520
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Mar 2024 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2024
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Davidson College, Texas A&M University (TAMU), Students and Davidson College - The College Crisis Initiative
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Tax, TCJA, endowment tax, synthetic control, firm behavior

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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 Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Law, Higher Education, Right to Counsel, Student Disciplinary Hearings, Law & Economics, Risk Aversion

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Rural Renting: An Empirical Portrait of Eviction

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Forthcoming, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 522
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 May 2024
University of Louisville and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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eviction, renter, landlord, tenant, Kentucky, rural renters, URLTA, Uniform Residential Landlord-Tenant Act, eviction diversion, mediation, rural courts