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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 23 Feb 2017

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1 165,584 '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 37,725 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 35,414 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 28,830 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 24,498 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 17,107 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: 2 Jul 2007
7 16,995 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 14,562 American Legal Realism
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2002
9 12,345 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 11,737 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
25 Dec 2016 through 23 Feb 2017

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1 1,198 How to Lose a Constitutional Democracy
Aziz Z. Huq and Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2017
2 1,031 Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful?
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 17 Feb 2017
3 903 Liberal Internationalism and the Populist Backlash
Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
4 771 Risk and Anxiety: A Theory of Data Breach Harms
Daniel J. Solove and Danielle Keats Citron
George Washington University Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2017
5 435 The Three Laws of Robotics in the Age of Big Data
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 23 Jan 2017
6 421 Can It Happen Here?: Donald Trump and the Paradox of Populist Government
Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 5 Jan 2017
7 394 Stuck in Place: Law and the Economic Consequences of Residential Stability
David Schleicher
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 23 Jan 2017
8 349 (Un)Reasonable Royalties
Michael Risch
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
9 259 If Liberals Knew Themselves Better, Conservatives Might Like Them Better
Andrew Koppelman
Northwestern University School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 6 Feb 2017
10 234 Outsourcing Politics: The Hostile Takeovers of Our Hollowed out Political Parties
Samuel Issacharoff
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016





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