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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 24 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 28,833 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 20,877 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 19,322 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 18,161 Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization
Paul Ohm
University of Colorado Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 22 Feb 2015
5 12,185 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 11,490 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 10,004 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 9,977 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 9,834 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
26 Dec 2016 through 24 Feb 2017

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1 1,289 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: 14 Feb 2017
2 774 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: 24 Feb 2017
3 462 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
4 393 The Irrelevance of Brexit for the European Financial Market
Wolf-Georg Ringe
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 6 Feb 2017
5 386 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
6 362 What the Future Holds: The Changing Landscape of Federal Indian Policy
Kevin K. Washburn
University of New Mexico - School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
7 359 Has the Academy Led Patent Law Astray?
Jonathan Barnett
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
8 337 Big Data, Open Data, Privacy Regulations, Intellectual Property and Competition Law in an Internet of Things World
Bjorn Lundqvist
Stockholm University - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 9 Feb 2017
9 308 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
10 274 Predicting Stock Market Prices with Physical Laws
Jack Manhire
Texas A&M University School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017





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