Monday, May 29, 2006
After several weeks on the charts, Brian Bix's contract theory piece reaches the number one slot on this week's Top Ten, while Steven Schwarcz's lawyering article continues to rise. Following are the top ten most-downloaded new papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending May 28, 2006. (Last week's rank in parentheses.)
1 (2) Contract Law Theory, Brian Bix (Minnesota).
2 (4) Corporation and Contract, Henry Hansmann (Yale).
3 (7) Explaining the Value of Transactional Lawyering, Steven L. Schwarcz (Duke).
4 (9) Formalism in American Contract Law: Classical and Contemporary, Mark L. Movsesian (Hofstra)
5 (6) Constructing a Bid Protest Process: Choices Every Procurement Challenge System Must Make, Daniel I. Gordon (GAO).
6 (5) Managing Risk on a $25 Million Bet: Venture Capital, Agency Costs, and the False Dichotomy of the Corporation, Robert P. Bartlett (Georgia).
7 (10) Where do You Get Off? A Reply to Courting Failure's Critics, Lynn M. LoPucki (UCLA).
8 (8) The UNCITRAL Electronic Contracts Convention: Will it be Used or Avoided?, Charles H. Martin (UDC).
9 (9) Post-Katrina Reconstruction Liability: Exposing the Inferior Risk-Bearer, Steven L. Schooner & Erin Siuda (Geo. Washington).
10 (-) Private Order and Public Justice: Kant and Rawls, Arthur Ripstein (Toronto).