Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 21 Jul 2017 - 19 Sep 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Unprecedented? Judicial Confirmation Battles and the Search for a Usable Past

Cornell Law School
274
2.

Marbury v. Madison and the Concept of Judicial Deference

University of Virginia School of Law
151
3.

Justice Scalia and the Evolution of Chevron Deference

University of Virginia School of Law
123
4.

What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses

Willamette University - College of Law
121
5.

Standing Rock, the Sioux Treaties, and the Limits of the Supremacy Clause

University of Colorado Law School and University of Colorado Law School
115
6.

Data Extraterritoriality

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
115
7.

The Senate Blue-Slip Process as It Bears on Proposals to Split the Ninth Circuit

University of Virginia - School of Law, Alumnus or Degree Candidate Author
79
8.

The Court of Appeal Backlog

National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Faculty of Law
71
9.

Spokeo Misspeaks

Loyola Law School Los Angeles
71
10.

Procedural Design

University of Connecticut - School of Law
68

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 19 Sep 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases

University of Michigan Law School
12,120
2.

The Subjects of the Constitution

Georgetown University Law Center
5,445
3.

On the Limits of Supremacy: Medical Marijuana and the States' Overlooked Power to Legalize Federal Crime

Vanderbilt University - Law School
4,990
4.

Principles-Based Versus Rules-Based Accounting Standards: The Influence of Standard Precision and Audit Committee Strength on Financial Reporting Decisions

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
3,465
5.

Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study

University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
3,334
6.

The Turing Test and the Legal Process

University of Central Florida
2,270
7.

Whose Eyes are You Going to Believe? Scott v. Harris and the Perils of Cognitive Illiberalism

Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Washington University - Law School
2,177
8.

An Empirical Study of Class Action Settlements and Their Fee Awards

Vanderbilt Law School
2,059
9.

The Pleading Problem

University of Alabama - School of Law
1,729
10.

‘They Saw a Protest’: Cognitive Illiberalism and the Speech-Conduct Distinction

Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Yale Law School and Cornell Law School
1,622