Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 23 Jul 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Justice Scalia’s Unfinished Business in Statutory Interpretation: Where Textualism’s Formalism Gave Up

Yale Law School
136
2.

The Geography of Campaign Finance Law

George Washington University Law School
120
3.

Transforming Crime-Based Deportation

DePaul University College of Law
64
4.

Warfare As Regulation

Valparaiso University Law School
39
5.

Does Merit Selection Work? Evidence from Commission and Gubernatorial Choices

Utah State University - Department of Political Science
27
6.

Constitutions and Bills of Rights: Invigorating or Placating Democracy?

University of Dundee
27
7.

Brexit, A Drama: The Interregnum

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
26
8.

The Power to Exclude and the Power to Expel

California Western School of Law
26

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 21 Sep 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
18,014
2.

An Aid-Institutions Paradox? A Review Essay on Aid Dependency and State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Center for Global Development, Birk Consulting and Cornell University
5,438
3.

Harry Potter and the Half-Crazed Bureaucracy

University of Tennessee College of Law
4,603
4.

Human Rights in the Emerging World Order

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
4,097
5.

Measuring the Rule of Law

World Justice Project and The World Justice Project
4,065
6.

Voting Squared: Quadratic Voting in Democratic Politics

University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
3,759
7.

Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study

University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
3,334
8.

Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions

Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale University and Yale University
3,167
9.

The Evolution and Ideology of Global Constitutionalism

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
3,041
10.

Professionals or Politicians: The Uncertain Empirical Case for an Elected Rather Than Appointed Judiciary

New York University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
2,868