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Law & Society: Civil Procedure eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 25 May 2017

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1 4,714 Deposition Tricks: The Dirty Dozen
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 May 2010
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
2 4,481 Where to File Your Patent Case
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 May 2010
Last Revised: 7 Dec 2014
3 3,930 Defense Against the Dark Arts of Copyright Trolling
Matthew Sag and Jake Haskell
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 25 May 2017
4 2,914 Contract as Empowerment
Robin Bradley Kar
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 10 May 2017
5 2,738 Blinking on the Bench: How Judges Decide Cases
Chris Guthrie, Jeffrey J. Rachlinski and Andrew J. Wistrich
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Cornell Law School and California Central District Court
Date posted to database: 2 Nov 2007
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2007
6 2,736 The Rise of Contingent Fee Representation in Patent Litigation
David L. Schwartz
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
7 1,853 The Google Book Search Settlement: A New Orphan-Works Monopoly?
Randal C. Picker
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2009
Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
8 1,808 The New Summary Judgment Motion: The Motion to Dismiss Under Iqbal and Twombly
Suja A. Thomas
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
9 1,669 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 1,655 Costs and Funding of Civil Litigation: A Comparative Study
Christopher Hodges, Stefan Vogenauer and Magdalena Tulibacka
University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History and Emory Law School
Date posted to database: 27 Nov 2009
Last Revised: 27 Nov 2009

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
26 Mar 2017 through 25 May 2017

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1 3,930 Defense Against the Dark Arts of Copyright Trolling
Matthew Sag and Jake Haskell
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 25 May 2017
2 113 The Origins (And Fragility) of Judicial Independence
Tara Leigh Grove
William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 5 May 2017
Last Revised: 5 May 2017
3 105 Voluntary Remands: A Critical Reassessment
Joshua Revesz
Yale University, Law School, Students
Date posted to database: 8 May 2017
Last Revised: 8 May 2017
4 90 Remedies for Breach of Trust
Daniel B. Kelly
Notre Dame Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 15 Apr 2017
5 84 Civilizing Criminal Settlements
Russell M. Gold, Carissa Byrne Hessick and F. Andrew Hessick
Wake Forest University - School of Law, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2017
6 84 Divide & Concur: Separate Opinions & Legal Change
Thomas B. Bennett, Barry Friedman, Andrew D. Martin and Susan Navarro Smelcer
Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C., New York University School of Law, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - College of Literature, Science & the Arts and Emory University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2017
7 72 Security Clearance Conundrum: The Need for Reform and Judicial Review
Heidi Gilchrist
Brooklyn Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 4 Apr 2017
8 69 Error Costs, Legal Standards of Proof and Statistical Significance
Michelle Burtis, Jonah B. Gelbach and Bruce H. Kobayashi
Charles River Associates (CRA) International, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 24 May 2017
9 68 Sampling for Individual Damages in Class Action Litigation
Hillel J Bavli and John Kenneth Felter
Harvard University and Ropes & Gray LLP
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
10 62 Reverse Political Process Theory
Aaron Tang
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2017





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