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Federal Courts & Jurisdiction eJournal

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

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 11,514 Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2012
Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
2 5,285 The Subjects of the Constitution
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 18 May 2010
Last Revised: 25 May 2011
3 4,830 On the Limits of Supremacy: Medical Marijuana and the States' Overlooked Power to Legalize Federal Crime
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 9 Jun 2011
4 3,428 Principles-Based Versus Rules-Based Accounting Standards: The Influence of Standard Precision and Audit Committee Strength on Financial Reporting Decisions
Christopher P. Agoglia, Timothy Doupnik and George T. Tsakumis
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
Date posted to database: 21 Jan 2009
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
5 3,320 Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2009
6 2,264 The Turing Test and the Legal Process
Enrique Guerra-Pujol
University of Central Florida
Date posted to database: 1 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2014
7 2,152 Whose Eyes are You Going to Believe? Scott v. Harris and the Perils of Cognitive Illiberalism
Dan M. Kahan, David A. Hoffman and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
8 2,024 An Empirical Study of Class Action Settlements and Their Fee Awards
Brian T. Fitzpatrick
Vanderbilt Law School
Date posted to database: 31 Jul 2009
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
9 1,669 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,599 How the JPML Can Benefit from the Federal Circuit and Vice-Versa
Christopher Paul Nofal
Northwestern University School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 1 Jan 2015

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

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1 861 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
2 163 Modernizing the Administrative Procedure Act
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 3 May 2017
Last Revised: 3 May 2017
3 139 The Case of the Frozen Trucker: A Collage and Homage
Mila Sohoni
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
4 117 The Origins (And Fragility) of Judicial Independence
Tara Leigh Grove
William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 5 May 2017
Last Revised: 5 May 2017
5 93 Politics and the Supreme Court: The Need for Ideological Balance
David Orentlicher
Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 7 May 2017
6 84 Divide & Concur: Separate Opinions & Legal Change
Thomas B. Bennett, Barry Friedman, Andrew D. Martin and Susan Navarro Smelcer
Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C., New York University School of Law, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - College of Literature, Science & the Arts and Emory University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2017
7 83 Short-Circuiting the New Major Questions Doctrine
Kent H. Barnett and Christopher J. Walker
University of Georgia Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 17 May 2017
8 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
9 72 Security Clearance Conundrum: The Need for Reform and Judicial Review
Heidi Gilchrist
Brooklyn Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 4 Apr 2017
10 70 Malicious Cyber Activity Distribution, Attribution, and Retribution
Ioana Vasiu and Lucian Vasiu
Babes-Bolyai University - Faculty of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 12 May 2017
Last Revised: 12 May 2017





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