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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 26 May 2017

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1 8,519 Contested Universalities of International Law: Islam's Struggle with Modernity
Ebrahim Afsah
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Jan 2014
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2015
2 6,493 Designing Islamic Constitutions: Past Trends and Options for a Democratic Future
Clark B. Lombardi
University of Washington School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 May 2013
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2016
3 4,968 In God's Shadow: Unveiling the Hidden World of Victims of Domestic Violence in Observant Religious Communities
Michal Gilad
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2013
Last Revised: 9 Aug 2014
4 4,957 'Islam is the Solution': Constitutional Visions of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood
Kristen Stilt
Harvard University, Law School, Students
Date posted to database: 21 May 2010
Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
5 4,892 Islam in Egypt's New Constitution
Clark B. Lombardi and Nathan J. Brown
University of Washington School of Law and George Washington University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 2 May 2013
Last Revised: 28 May 2013
6 4,404 Elusive Equality: The Armenian Genocide and the Failure of Ottoman Legal Reform
Mark L. Movsesian
St. John's University School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 May 2010
Last Revised: 2 Mar 2014
7 3,503 Genealogies of Sovereignty in Islamic Political Theology
Andrew F. March
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 26 Oct 2012
Last Revised: 2 Aug 2015
8 2,601 Constitutional Courts Vs. Religious Fundamentalism: Three Middle Eastern Tales
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2004
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
9 2,308 The Special Court of the Clergy (Dādgāh-Ye Vizheh-Ye Ruhāniyat) and the Repression of Dissident Clergy in Iran
Mirjam Künkler
Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study
Date posted to database: 24 May 2010
Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
10 2,184 Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany
Nico Voigtländer and Hans-Joachim Voth
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
Date posted to database: 27 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 11 Oct 2012

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
27 Mar 2017 through 26 May 2017

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1 335 Religious Liberty or Religious License? Legal Schizophrenia and the Case against Exemptions
Tara A. Smith
University of Texas at Austin
Date posted to database: 25 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 25 Apr 2017
2 242 Sexual Orientation Equality and Religious Exceptionalism in the Law of the United Kingdom: The Role of the Church of England
Paul Johnson and Robert M. Vanderbeck
University of York and University of Leeds
Date posted to database: 26 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 6 May 2017
3 105 Do Discretionary Religious Exemptions Violate the Establishment Clause?
Carl H. Esbeck
University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 10 May 2017
4 103 Against Gay Potemkin Villages: Title VII and Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Anthony Michael Kreis
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2017
5 76 Why Tolerate Law?
Valeriano Diviacchi
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2017
6 75 Getting Religion and Belief Wrong by Definition: Why Atheism and Agnosticism Need to Be Understood as Beliefs and Why Religious Freedom Is Not 'Impossible': A Response to Sullivan and Hurd.
Iain T. Benson
University of Notre Dame Australia
Date posted to database: 22 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 22 Apr 2017
7 65 Supreme Court of the Roman Empire: Constantine's Bishops
C.G. Bateman
University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2017
8 61 The Bloating of the Constitution: Equality and the U.S. Establishment Clause
Marc O. DeGirolami
St. John's University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 4 Apr 2017
9 55 A Nurse's Face: The Burqa in the Hospital
Lucas Newbill
Independent
Date posted to database: 12 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
10 55 What Good Is Religious Freedom? Locke, Rand, and the Non-Religious Case for Respecting It
Tara A. Smith
University of Texas at Austin
Date posted to database: 25 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 25 Apr 2017





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