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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 26 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,614 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 4,410 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 2,863 Contract as Empowerment
Robin Bradley Kar
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2016
4 2,720 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
5 2,708 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
6 1,840 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
7 1,747 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
8 1,631 The One Hundred Billion Dollar Problem in Small Claims Court: Robo-Signing and Lack of Proof in Debt Buyer Cases
Peter A. Holland
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2011
Last Revised: 7 Jun 2014
9 1,629 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
10 1,622 The Pleading Problem
Adam Steinman
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 Dec 2016 through 26 Feb 2017

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1 459 The Endgame of Administrative Law: Governmental Disobedience and the Judicial Contempt Power
Nicholas R. Parrillo
Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
2 118 Form and Substance in the Fusion of Law and Equity
Samuel L. Bray
UCLA School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 1 Feb 2017
3 99 Duties of Capital Trial Counsel Under the California 'Death Penalty Reform and Savings Act of 2016'
Robert M. Sanger
Santa Barbara College of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 18 Dec 2016
4 85 The Lost Story of Iqbal
Shirin Sinnar
Stanford University
Date posted to database: 12 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
5 73 California's View of 'Related to' Specific Jurisdiction
Scott Dodson
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 10 Feb 2017
6 72 The Patently Unexceptional Venue Statute
Paul R. Gugliuzza and Megan M. La Belle
Boston University School of Law and Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 25 Feb 2017
7 67 The Triangle of Law and the Role of Evidence in Class Action Litigation
Jonah B. Gelbach
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 2 Feb 2017
8 64 One Good Plaintiff is not Enough
Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
9 52 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 49 Trade Secrets, Extraterritoriality, and Jurisdiction
Robin Effron
Brooklyn Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017





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