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National Security & Foreign Relations Law eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 28 May 2017

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1 12,951 The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy
John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt
University of Chicago - Department of Political Science and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Date posted to database: 15 Mar 2006
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2007
2 11,557 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
3 9,598 The Dangers of Surveillance
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 21 May 2013
4 9,519 Unlawful Killing with Combat Drones: A Case Study of Pakistan, 2004-2009
Mary Ellen O'Connell
Notre Dame Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Nov 2009
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2010
5 9,280 Understanding Privacy
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 5 May 2008
Last Revised: 13 Jul 2014
6 7,840 Of Coups and the Constitution
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2017
7 6,789 A Brief History of Information Privacy Law
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Jul 2006
Last Revised: 9 Feb 2017
8 5,568 Self-Defense Targetings of Non-State Actors and Permissibility of U.S. Use of Drones in Pakistan
Jordan J. Paust
University of Houston Law Center
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2009
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
9 5,064 Big Data Ethics
Neil M. Richards and Jonathan H. King
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Jan 2014
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2014
10 4,613 The Second National Risk and Culture Study: Making Sense of - and Making Progress In - The American Culture War of Fact
Dan M. Kahan, Donald Braman, Paul Slovic, John Gastil and Geoffrey L. Cohen
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Decision Research, Pennsylvania State University and University of Colorado - Department of Psychology
Date posted to database: 26 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
29 Mar 2017 through 28 May 2017

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1 808 Cyber-Attacks – Prevention-Reactions: The Role of States and Private Actors
Karine Bannelier and Theodore Christakis
University Grenoble-Alpes, CESICE, France and University Grenoble-Alpes, CESICE, France
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 4 May 2017
2 169 Government Hacking to Light the Dark Web: What Risks to International Relations and International Law?
Orin S. Kerr and Sean D. Murphy
The George Washington University Law School and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 10 May 2017
3 166 The Law Presidents Make
Daphna Renan
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 19 May 2017
4 124 Extremist Speech and Compelled Conformity
Danielle Keats Citron
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2017
5 107 The Jury and Empire: The Insular Cases and the Anti-Jury Movement in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Andrew Kent
Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2017
6 100 Accounting for the Complexity of the Law Applicable to Modern Armed Conflicts
Marko Milanovic
University of Nottingham School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 May 2017
Last Revised: 8 May 2017
7 87 What is Foreign Relations Law?
Curtis A. Bradley
Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 May 2017
Last Revised: 3 May 2017
8 85 Pros and Cons of Autonomous Weapons Systems
Amitai Etzioni and Oren Etzioni
George Washington University and Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence
Date posted to database: 4 May 2017
Last Revised: 4 May 2017
9 82 Certified Question Jurisdiction: A Significant New Authority for the FISA Court and FISA Court of Review
Deborah Samuel Sills
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 28 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 28 Apr 2017
10 80 An Assessment of the Legality of Arms Sales to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Context of the Conflict in Yemen
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 19 May 2017
Last Revised: 19 May 2017





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