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Law School Research Papers - Legal Studies

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 30 Mar 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 28,991 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
2 20,938 Ham Sandwich Nation: Due Process When Everything is a Crime
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2013
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
3 19,344 Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 9 May 2015
4 18,337 Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization
Paul Ohm
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 22 Feb 2015
5 12,353 The History of Corporate Governance
Brian R. Cheffins
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Dec 2011
Last Revised: 20 May 2013
6 11,519 Internet Surveillance Law after the USA Patriot Act: The Big Brother that Isn't
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2002
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
7 11,152 The Perfect Crime
Brian C. Kalt
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2005
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2016
8 10,049 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
9 10,002 Copyright and the World's Most Popular Song
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 5 Jul 2013
10 9,919 Risk Management and Corporate Governance: The Case of Enron
Robert Rosen
University of Miami - School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2004
Last Revised: 7 Jan 2004

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
29 Jan 2017 through 30 Mar 2017

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1 1,568 The Taking Economy: Uber, Information, and Power
Ryan Calo and Alex Rosenblat
University of Washington - School of Law and Data & Society Research Institute
Date posted to database: 11 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
2 1,485 The Foreign Emoluments Clause and the Chief Executive
Andy Grewal
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
3 1,119 The Masses and the Elites: Political Philosophy for the Age of Brexit, Trump & Netanyahu
David Enoch
Hebrew University - The Philosophy Department and the Law School
Date posted to database: 27 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
4 723 Stings and Scams: ‘Fake News,’ the First Amendment, and the New Activist Journalism
Michael C. Dorf and Sidney Tarrow
Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
Date posted to database: 27 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 16 Feb 2017
5 694 The History Of ‘Substantive’ Due Process: It's Complicated
David Bernstein
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Date posted to database: 1 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 1 Feb 2017
6 590 The Legal Consequences of Brexit Through the Lens of IP Law
Richard Arnold, Lionel A. F. Bently, Estelle Derclaye and Graeme B. Dinwoodie
High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Nottingham, School of law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2017
7 583 The Irrelevance of Brexit for the European Financial Market
Wolf-Georg Ringe
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Date posted to database: 23 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 14 Mar 2017
8 503 Judge Gorsuch and Johnson Resentencing (This is Not a Joke)
Leah M. Litman
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 3 Feb 2017
9 462 How Should Justice Policy Treat Young Offenders?
BJ Casey, Richard J. Bonnie, Andre Davis, David L. Faigman, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, Read Montague, Stephen Morse, Marcus E. Raichle, Jennifer A. Richeson, Elizabeth S. Scott, Laurence Steinberg, Kim A. Taylor-Thompson and Anthony D. Wagner
Yale University - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law and Stanford University - Psychology
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
10 422 Wrongly Affirmed Without Opinion
Dennis David Crouch
University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 9 Feb 2017





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