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Monday, August 27, 2007

Weekly Top 10

Ssrn 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).

[Frank Snyder]

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