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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 22 May 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 29,158 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 20,989 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 19,374 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 18,656 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 12,553 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 11,556 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 10,098 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 10,029 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 10,001 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
23 Mar 2017 through 22 May 2017

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1 4,809 Encryption Workarounds
Orin S. Kerr and Bruce Schneier
The George Washington University Law School and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 22 May 2017
2 969 The Supreme Court's Judgment in Miller: In Search of Constitutional Principle
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
3 818 Surveying the Law of Emojis
Eric Goldman
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 May 2017
Last Revised: 1 May 2017
4 518 The Drug Innovation Paradox
Erika Fisher Lietzan
University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
5 490 Two Artificial Neural Networks Meet in an Online Hub and Change the Future (Of Competition, Market Dynamics and Society)
Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice E. Stucke
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Tennessee College of LawThe Konkurrenz Group
Date posted to database: 10 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 17 May 2017
6 462 Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School's Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of Decline
Louis N. Schulze
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 19 May 2017
7 425 What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perceptions
Gregory N. Mandel
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 10 May 2017
8 382 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
9 321 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: 4 May 2017
10 300 Just Transitions Law: Putting Labour Law to Work on Climate Change
David J. Doorey
York University
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 2 May 2017





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