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Law School Research Papers - Public Law & Legal Theory

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 25 May 2017

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1 168,629 'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2007
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
2 38,261 Conspiracy Theories
Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2008
Last Revised: 18 Jan 2010
3 35,525 Fuck
Christopher M. Fairman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Apr 2006
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2007
4 29,167 How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
5 24,542 The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime
John J. Donohue and Steven D. Levitt
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 1999
Last Revised: 1 May 2001
6 17,794 The Hart-Dworkin Debate: A Short Guide for the Perplexed
Scott J. Shapiro
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2007
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2017
7 17,642 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2016
8 14,727 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
9 12,644 Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus
Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins-Smith and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
10 11,882 A Taxonomy of Privacy
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2005
Last Revised: 6 May 2008

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
26 Mar 2017 through 25 May 2017

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1 8,935 'Rape-Adjacent': Imagining Legal Responses to Nonconsensual Condom Removal
Alexandra Brodsky
Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 20 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 5 May 2017
2 797 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
3 612 Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments
Mark Stephen Squillace, Eric Biber, Nicholas S. Bryner and Sean B. Hecht
University of Colorado Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, UCLA School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 May 2017
Last Revised: 20 May 2017
4 457 The Deregulation of Private Capital and the Decline of the Public Company
Elisabeth de Fontenay
Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 18 May 2017
5 393 The Second Bill of Rights: A Reconsideration
Samuel Moyn
Harvard University
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 7 May 2017
6 320 The Offshore Tax Enforcement Dragnet
Shu-Yi Oei
Tulane Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 22 May 2017
7 281 Boundedly Rational Patients? Health and Patient Mistakes in a Behavioral Framework
Ada C. Stefanescu Schmidt, Ami Bhatt and Cass R. Sunstein
Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 4 May 2017
8 267 Law, Morality and Everything Else: General Jurisprudence as a Branch of Meta-Normative Inquiry
Scott J. Shapiro and David Plunkett
Yale University - Law School and Dartmouth College
Date posted to database: 8 May 2017
Last Revised: 15 May 2017
9 247 The Future is Now: Esports Policy Considerations and Potential Litigation
John T. Holden, Anastasios Kaburakis and Ryan M. Rodenberg
Florida State University, Saint Louis University - John Cook School of Business and Florida State University - College of Education
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 5 May 2017
10 217 Market Information and the Elite Law Firm
Elisabeth de Fontenay
Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 18 May 2017





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