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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 20 Jan 2017

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1 9,998 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 5,246 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 4,382 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 3,385 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 3,284 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 2,172 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 2,104 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 2,006 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 1,614 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
21 Nov 2016 through 20 Jan 2017

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1 761 Micro-Symposium: Richard Posner's 'What is Obviously Wrong with the Federal Judiciary'
Ross E. Davies, Timothy Delaune, Swift Edgar, Jonathan Mermin, William Baude, Stephen E. Sachs, Richard A. Posner and Eric Segall
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, SUNY Cortland, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, University of Chicago - Law School, Duke University School of Law, University of Chicago Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2016
2 123 Do More Interpretive Sources Mean More Discretion?
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
3 84 Judicial Departmentalism: An Introduction
Kevin C. Walsh
University of Richmond - School of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
4 81 The Constitution of Agency Statutory Interpretation
Evan J. Criddle
William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2016
5 52 Hope for Indian Tribes in the U.S. Supreme Court?
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
6 46 Class Actions and Executive Power
Zachary D. Clopton
Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2016
7 39 Applying vs. Adopting Another Sovereign's Law
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 5 Jan 2017
8 39 Retiring Forum Non Conveniens
Maggie Gardner
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2016
9 38 Probabilistic Interpretation, Part II: The Case of the Speluncean Explorers
Enrique Guerra-Pujol
University of Central Florida
Date posted to database: 6 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 6 Jan 2017
10 36 The Judicial Role in Constraining Presidential Nonenforcement Discretion: The Virtues of an APA Approach
Daniel E. Walters
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2016





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