Monday, September 12, 2005
Folowing are the top ten most-downloaded papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending Sunday, September 11, 2005. (Last week's rank in parentheses; • indicates fastest-rising paper.)
1 (1) Understanding the Current Wave of Procurement Reform - Devolution of the Contracting Function, Christopher R. Yukins (Geo. Washington).
2 (2) On Collaboration, Organizations, and Conciliation in the General Theory of Contract, Ethan J. Leib (Cal-Hastings).
3 (5) The Limits of Lawyering: Legal Opinions in Structured Finance, Steven L. Schwarcz (Duke).
• 4 (-) Brand New Deal: The Google IPO and the Branding Effect of Corporate Deal Structures, Victor Fleischer (UCLA).
5 (4) The Posthumous Life of the Postal Rule Requiem and Revival of Adams v. Lindsell, Peter Goodrich (Cardozo).
6 (6) Friends in High Places: Amity and Agreement in Alsatia, Peter Goodrich (Cardozo).
7 (7) Is Forum-Shopping Corrupting America's Bankruptcy Courts?, Todd J. Zywicki (Geo. Mason).
8 (8) On-line Boilerplate: Would Mandatory Website Disclosure of E-standard Terms Backfire?, Robert A. Hillman (Cornell).
9 (9) New Basics: 12 Principles for Fair Commerce in Mass-Market Software and Other Digital Products, Jean Braucher (Arizona).
10 (-) Employment as a Relational Contract, Robert C. Bird (UConn-Marketing).