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1 38,298 Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals
Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2017
2 10,078 Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be...Lawyers
Herwig J. Schlunk
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 31 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 12 Jan 2010
3 9,931 Federal Student Loan Repayment Assistance for Public Interest Lawyers and Other Employees of Governments and Nonprofit Organizations
Philip G. Schrag
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
4 9,155 Logic for Law Students: How to Think Like a Lawyer
Ruggero J. Aldisert, Stephen Clowney and Jeremy Peterson
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, University of Arkansas - School of Law and Arnold & Porter LLP
Date posted to database: 2 Mar 2007
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2014
5 7,353 Beyond the Hart/Dworkin Debate: The Methodology Problem in Jurisprudence
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2005
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2005
6 6,728 Constitutional Curiosities: a Twenty-One Question Scavenger Hunt
James Ming Chen
Michigan State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2007
7 5,958 Ranking Law Schools, 2015: Student Aptitude, Employment Outcome, and Law Review Citations
Alfred L. Brophy
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
8 5,737 What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In
John C. Coates, IV, Jesse M. Fried and Kathryn E. Spier
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Date posted to database: 20 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
9 5,229 The Cat in the Microwave? (Die Katze in der Mikrowelle?)
Georg Wenglorz and Patrick S. Ryan
Independent and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Date posted to database: 3 Jan 2004
Last Revised: 29 Jan 2004
10 5,065 Law School Rankings
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 2005
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2012

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28 Feb 2017 through 29 Apr 2017

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1 5,011 A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools
Christopher J. Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Vanderbilt University, Peabody College - Higher Education Law & Policy and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 9 Apr 2017
2 742 The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Date posted to database: 19 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 27 Apr 2017
3 275 The Changing of the Guard: The Political Economy of Administrative Bloat in American Higher Education
Todd J. Zywicki and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
4 258 Measuring Scholarly Impact: A Guide for Law School Administrators and Legal Scholars
Gary Lucas, Jr.
Texas A&M University School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
5 196 Legal Education in the Blockchain Revolution
Mark Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
6 137 Creating Desirable Difficulties: Strategies for Reshaping Teaching and Learning in the Law School Classroom
Elizabeth M. Bloom
New England Law | Boston
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2017
7 123 A Case Study: Teaching Legal Research and Writing in a Fully Integrated Way
Liz McCurry Johnson
Wake Forest University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
8 123 Positive Legal Education: Flourishing Law Students and Thriving Law Schools
Debra S. Austin
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
9 116 Formative Assessments: A Law School Case Study
Deborah Jones Merritt, Ruth Colker, Ellen E. Deason, Monte Smith and Abigail B. Shoben
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Mershon Center for International Security, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - College of Medicine and Public Health
Date posted to database: 20 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
10 104 'Have You Seen Dignity?': The Story of the Development of Therapeutic Jurisprudence
Michael L. Perlin
New York Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2017





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