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Criminal Law eJournal

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

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1 52,803 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
2 17,970 The Perfect Crime
Brian C. Kalt
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2005
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2016
3 17,169 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
4 9,948 Safe Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime
John R. Lott and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Date posted to database: 22 May 2000
Last Revised: 10 Jun 2002
5 9,610 Cybercrime's Scope: Interpreting 'Access' and 'Authorization' in Computer Misuse Statutes
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Feb 2004
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2015
6 9,385 The Dangers of Surveillance
Neil M. Richards
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 21 May 2013
7 8,785 A User's Guide to the Stored Communications Act, and a Legislator's Guide to Amending it
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Aug 2003
Last Revised: 6 Jul 2016
8 5,023 War, Peace, or Stalemate: Wargames, Wardialing, Wardriving, and the Emerging Market for Hacker Ethics
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Date posted to database: 6 Sep 2004
Last Revised: 17 Feb 2015
9 4,934 A Legal Labyrinth: Issues Raised by Arizona Senate Bill 1070
Gabriel "Jack" Chin, Carissa Byrne Hessick, Toni M. Massaro and Marc L. Miller
University of California, Davis - School of Law, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law, University of Arizona College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 29 May 2010
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2011
10 4,863 From Enron to WorldCom and Beyond: Life and Crime After Sarbanes-Oxley
Kathleen F. Brickey
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Sep 2003
Last Revised: 17 Oct 2003

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

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1 495 Law, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality
Mark A. Lemley and Eugene Volokh
Stanford Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
2 458 How Should Justice Policy Treat Young Offenders?
BJ Casey, Richard J. Bonnie, 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 Anthony D. Wagner
Yale University - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, 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 Stanford University - Psychology
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
3 114 Why Prison?: An Economic Critique
Peter N. Salib
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2017
4 109 Neuroethics: Neurolaw
Stephen Morse
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 23 Feb 2017
5 98 Penal Populism: The End of Reason
John Pratt and Michelle Miao
Victoria University of Wellington - Institute of Criminology and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
6 96 Losing the 'War of Ideas': A Critique of Countering Violent Extremism Programs
Sahar F. Aziz
Texas A&M University School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
7 92 McDonnell and the Criminalization of Politics
George D. Brown
Boston College Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
8 81 Incredible Women: Sexual Violence and the Credibility Discount
Deborah Tuerkheimer
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
9 73 Fairness, Equality, Proportionality, and Parsimony: Towards a Comprehensive Jurisprudence of Just Punishment
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2017
10 69 The Legal Consequences of Noncompliance with Federal Tax Laws
Allen D. Madison
University of South Dakota Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 10 Feb 2017





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