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Criminal Law & Procedure eJournals

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 8 Dec 2016

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1 162,939 '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 52,733 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 24,443 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 20,754 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 17,225 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 16,540 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 15,519 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 11,347 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 10,810 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 10,737 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
9 Oct 2016 through 8 Dec 2016

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1 3,534 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
2 324 Righting Security: A Contextual and Critical Analysis and Response to Canada's 2016 National Security Green Paper
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
3 196 Debunking the Stranger in the Bushes Myth: The Case for Sexual Assault Protection Orders
Shawn Fields
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2016
4 180 The Original Meaning of 'Cruel'
John F. Stinneford
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 10 Nov 2016
5 167 Forensics and Fallibility: Comparing the Views of Lawyers and Judges
Brandon L. Garrett and Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 16 Nov 2016
6 160 Rethinking Prosecutors’ Conflicts of Interest
Bruce A. Green and Rebecca Roiphe
Fordham University School of Law and New York Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 22 Oct 2016
7 146 'Revenge Porn' Reform: A View from the Front Lines
Mary Anne Franks
University of Miami School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 31 Oct 2016
8 142 Defenses and the Burden of Proof in International Law

Date posted to database: 4 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 4 Nov 2016
9 140 Extreme Prison Sentences: Legal and Normative Consequences
Melissa Hamilton
University of Houston Law Center
Date posted to database: 7 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 7 Nov 2016
10 131 Finding Ordinary Meaning in Law: The Judge, the Dictionary or the Corpus?
Lawrence M. Solan and Tammy A Gales
Brooklyn Law School and Hofstra University
Date posted to database: 13 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 2 Nov 2016





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