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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 20 Feb 2017

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1 5,274 Sustainable Professionalism
Trevor C. W. Farrow
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Jun 2008
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2008
2 3,657 Finding Order in the Morass: The Three Real Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil
Jonathan R. Macey and Joshua Mitts
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
3 3,451 The Counter-Clerks of Justice Scalia
Ian J. Samuel
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 9 Apr 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 2,138 Implicit Bias in the Courtroom
Jerry Kang, Mark W. Bennett, Devon W. Carbado, Pamela Casey, Nilanjana Dasgupta, David L. Faigman, Rachel D. Godsil, Anthony G. Greenwald, Justin D. Levinson and Jennifer Mnookin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, National Center for State Courts, University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Psychology, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Seton Hall University - School of Law, University of Washington, University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2012
Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
6 2,111 Private Enforcement of Corporate Law: An Empirical Comparison of the UK and US
John Armour, Bernard S. Black, Brian R. Cheffins and Richard Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of York - York Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
7 2,082 The History and Elements of the Rule of Law
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Mar 2012
Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
8 2,030 The Evidentiary Admissibility of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Science, Law, and Policy
Jennifer Hoult
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2006
Last Revised: 21 Jun 2006
9 1,948 Understanding Legal Realism
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2008
10 1,880 Does Unconscious Racial Bias Affect Trial Judges?
Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Sheri Lynn Johnson, Andrew J. Wistrich and Chris Guthrie
Cornell Law School, Cornell Law School, California Central District Court and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Apr 2009
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2009

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
22 Dec 2016 through 20 Feb 2017

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1 444 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: 30 Jan 2017
2 377 Wrongly Affirmed Without Opinion
Dennis David Crouch
University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 9 Feb 2017
3 145 Ideological Influences on Governance and Regulation: The Comparative Case of Supreme Courts
Keren Weinshall Margel, Udi Sommer and Ya'acov Ritov
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Date posted to database: 28 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
4 135 Do More Interpretive Sources Mean More Discretion?
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
5 122 Comparing Judicial Activism – Can We Say that the US Supreme Court is More Activist than the German Constitutional Court?
Nuno M. Garoupa
Texas A&M University School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
6 110 Echoes from a Gendered Court: Examining the Justices' Interactions During Supreme Court Oral Arguments
Adam Feldman and Rebecca D. Gill
Columbia University - Law School and University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Date posted to database: 27 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 1 Feb 2017
7 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
8 92 How Qualified Immunity Fails
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
9 85 Our Illiberal Administrative Law
Douglas H. Ginsburg and Steven Menashi
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and George Mason University
Date posted to database: 27 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 28 Jan 2017
10 76 Tailored Jury Instructions: Writing Instructions That Match a Specific Jury's Reading Level
Jonathan Michael Barnes
Mississippi Law Journal
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 3 Feb 2017





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