View all papers in this subject matter classification Read more about Top Downloads

SSRN Top Downloads For
Criminal Law & Procedure eJournals

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 Jan 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 164,355 'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2007
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
2 52,753 Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 1999
Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
3 24,467 The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime
John J. Donohue and Steven D. Levitt
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 1999
Last Revised: 1 May 2001
4 20,796 Ham Sandwich Nation: Due Process When Everything is a Crime
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2013
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
5 17,524 The Perfect Crime
Brian C. Kalt
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2005
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2016
6 16,760 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2016
7 15,554 Multiple Victim Public Shootings
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Jun 2001
Last Revised: 31 Aug 2002
8 11,476 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
9 10,848 Psychic Numbing and Mass Atrocity
Paul Slovic, David Zionts, Andrew Keane Woods, Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks
Decision Research, Harvard Law School, University of Kentucky - College of Law, New York University School of Law and University of Texas School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 1 May 2013
10 10,810 Understanding the Effects of Violent Video Games on Violent Crime
Scott Cunningham, Benjamin Engelstätter and Michael R. Ward
Baylor University, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt and University of Texas at Arlington - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 9 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 5 Feb 2013

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
22 Nov 2016 through 21 Jan 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,883 Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?
John R. Lott and Carlisle E. Moody
Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 27 Nov 2016
2 294 fMRI and Lie Detection
Anthony D. Wagner, Richard J. Bonnie, BJ Casey, Andre Davis, David L. Faigman, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, Read Montague, Stephen Morse, Marcus E. Raichle, Jennifer A. Richeson, Elizabeth S. Scott, Laurence Steinberg, Kim A. Taylor-Thompson and Gideon Yaffe
Stanford University - Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law and Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
3 216 Bail Nullification
Jocelyn Simonson
Brooklyn Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
4 169 Law and Moral Dilemmas
Bert I. Huang
Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
5 154 In the Mold of Scalia or Alito: Recent Criminal and Habeas Decisions of Judges Pryor and Sykes
Scott Meisler
Duke University
Date posted to database: 10 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
6 110 Yale Law School Global Constitutionalism Seminar, E-Book Volumes 1-5, 2016
Judith Resnik, Rosalie Silberman Abella, Marta Cartabia, Manuel Cepeda-Espinosa, Brenda Hale, Amy Kapczynski, Helen Keller, Harold Hongju Koh, Douglas A. Kysar, Douglas NeJaime, Robert Post, András Sajó, Reva Siegel, Patrick Weil and John Fabian Witt
Yale University - Law School, Government of Canada - Supreme Court of Canada, Constitutional Court of Italy, Constitutional Court of Colombia, Government of the United Kingdom - The Supreme Court, Yale University - Law School, European Court of Human Rights, Yale Law School, Yale University - Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Yale Law School, European Court of Human Rights, Yale University - Law School, Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 7 Jan 2017
7 106 The Structure of Federal Public Defense: A Call for Independence
David Patton
Federal Defenders of New York
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
8 105 Crackdowns
Mila Sohoni
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
9 104 Perks or Peanuts? The Dollar Profits to Insider Trading
Peter Cziraki and Jasmin Gider
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Bonn - Institute for Financial Economics and Statistics
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 19 Dec 2016
10 100 Clinical Torture: Drifting in the Atrocity Triangle
Michael Welch
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Criminal Justice Program
Date posted to database: 23 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016





  Other SSRN Resources
To search for other abstracts/papers in the SSRN Electronic Library by author, title or abstract text, click here.
To Browse the SSRN Electronic Library by journal or topic click here.
To Browse the SSRN Electronic Library by JEL (Journal of Economic Literature) Code click here.
To order a membership to a SSRN Network or to subscribe to one or more SSRN eJournals, go to our online subscription request form.
To go to the SSRN Home page click here.