Monday, August 27, 2007
A new school year is under way, and with it a new Top Ten list. Following are the top ten most-downloaded new papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending August 26, 2007.
1 Usury Law, Payday Loans, and Statutory Slight of Hand: An Empirical Analysis of American Credit Pricing Limits, Christopher Lewis Peterson (Florida).
2 Consumer Protection in the United States: An Overview, Spencer Weber Waller & Jillian G. Brady (Loyola-Chicago).
3 You Asked for it, You Got it...Toy Yoda: Practical Jokes, Prizes, and Contract Law, Keith A. Rowley (UNLV/Alabama)
4 The Other Side of the Picket Line: Contract, Democracy, and Power in a Law School Classroom, Richard Michael Fischl (Connecticut).
5 A Positive Law Theory of Contract, Fergus Farrow (Victorian Bar).
6 Anti-Social Contracts: The Contractual Governance of Online Communities, Joshua Fairfield (Indiana-Bloomington).
7 Renting the Good Life, Jim Hawkins (Independent).
8 Economics of Contract Law, Cento Veljanovski (Case Associates).
9 A Study of Interest, John Y. Gotanda (Villanova).
10 Aboutness, Thingness, and Morphosity: A Pragmatic Ontology of Formal Systems in Law, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw (Suffolk).