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Law & Society: Courts eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 26 May 2017

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1 5,483 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 3,922 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 3,661 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 2,738 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
5 2,199 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 2,157 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 2,133 The History and Elements of the Rule of Law
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Mar 2012
Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
8 2,060 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 1,964 Understanding Legal Realism
Brian Z. Tamanaha
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2008
10 1,891 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
27 Mar 2017 through 26 May 2017

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1 213 Literacy Requirements of Court Documents: An Underexplored Barrier to Access to Justice
Amy Salyzyn, Lori Isaj, Brandon Piva and Jacquelyn Burkell
University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Students, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Students and University of Western Ontario
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
2 197 Briefing the Supreme Court: Promoting Science or Myth?
Melissa Hamilton
University of Houston Law Center
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2017
3 163 Fundamentals
Robin Cooke (1926-2006)
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2017
4 157 Political Influence and Merger Antitrust Reviews
Mihir N. Mehta, Suraj Srinivasan and Wanli Zhao
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Harvard Business School and Southern Illinois University
Date posted to database: 4 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 21 Apr 2017
5 125 Bail Reform: New Directions for Pretrial Detention and Release
Megan Stevenson and Sandra G. Mayson
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
6 109 Presiding Over Municipal Bankruptcies: Then, Now, and Puerto Rico
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 22 May 2017
7 105 Demosprudence on Trial: Ethics for Movement Lawyers, in Ferguson and Beyond
Justin Hansford
Saint Louis University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
8 96 Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction
Gabriel "Jack" Chin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
9 96 Abortion: A Woman's Private Choice
Erwin Chemerinsky and Michele Goodwin
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 13 May 2017
10 94 Judicial Supremacy in Comparative Constitutional Law

Date posted to database: 20 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 17 May 2017





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