Wednesday, June 7, 2006
Two new entries and a new number one this week. Following are the top ten most-downloaded new papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending June 4, 2006. (Last week's rank in parentheses.)
1 (2) Corporation and Contract, Henry Hansmann (Yale).
2 (3) Explaining the Value of Transactional Lawyering, Steven L. Schwarcz (Duke).
3 (10) Private Order and Public Justice: Kant and Rawls, Arthur Ripstein (Toronto).
4 (4) Formalism in American Contract Law: Classical and Contemporary, Mark L. Movsesian (Hofstra)
5 (6) Managing Risk on a $25 Million Bet: Venture Capital, Agency Costs, and the False Dichotomy of the Corporation, Robert P. Bartlett (Georgia).
6 (7) Where do You Get Off? A Reply to Courting Failure's Critics, Lynn M. LoPucki (UCLA).
7 (8) The UNCITRAL Electronic Contracts Convention: Will it be Used or Avoided? , Charles H. Martin (UDC).
8 (9) Post-Katrina Reconstruction Liability: Exposing the Inferior Risk-Bearer, Steven L. Schooner & Erin Siuda (Geo. Washington).
9 (-) Bond Covenants and Creditor Protection: Economics and Law, Theory and Practice, Substance and Process, William W. Bratton (Georgetown).
10 (-) Emotional Paternalism, Jeremy A. Blumenthal (Syracuse).