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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

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Brent.white.lg_vert Brent White (pictured) has catapulted to the top, debuting at #1 with Beyond Guilt on both lists and already #7 on the hallowed SSRN All Time Top 10 List in Law & Society: Contracts!!  Congratulations!!  Meanwhile, Walking Away is also racking up the downloads.  Brent White is the Lady Gaga of contracts scholarship!!!

RECENT HITS (for all papers announced in the last 60 days)
TOP 10 Papers for Journal of Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

March 13, 2010 to May 12, 2010

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 588 Beyond Guilt in the Housing Crisis: The Morality of Strategic Default
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
2 294 The Shadow of State Secrets
Laura Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
3 282 A Myth Deconstructed: The 'Emperor’s New Clothes' on the Low Profit Limited Liability Company
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
4 209 Virtue and Contract Law
Chapin Cimino
Drexel University - Earle Mack School of Law
5 201 Walking Away: The Emotional Drivers of Strategic Default
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
6 191 The Failure of Mandated Disclosure
Omri Ben-Shahar & Carl E. Schneider
University of Chicago Law School, University of Michigan Law School
7 156 The Right to Withdraw in Contract Law
Omri Ben-Shahar & Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School
8 145 A Critical Theory of Private Equity
Lee Harris
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
9 138 In Defense of Bailouts
Adam J. Levitin
Georgetown University Law Center
10 131 Consent to Retaliation: A Civil Recourse Theory of Contractual Liability
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School

RECENT HITS (for all papers announced in the last 60 days)
TOP 10 Papers for Journal of LSN: Contracts (Topic)

March 13, 2010 to May 12, 2010

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 588 Beyond Guilt in the Housing Crisis: The Morality of Strategic Default
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
2 282 A Myth Deconstructed: The 'Emperor’s New Clothes' on the Low Profit Limited Liability Company
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
3 249 Private and Public Construction in Modern China
Gregory M. Stein
Associate Dean for Faculty Development & Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law
4 200 Walking Away: The Emotional Drivers of Strategic Default
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law,
5 190 The Failure of Mandated Disclosure
Omri Ben-Shahar & Carl E. Schneider
University of Chicago Law School, University of Michigan Law School
6 188 Veil-Piercing
Peter B. Oh
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
7 156 The Right to Withdraw in Contract Law
Omri Ben-Shahar & Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School
8 84 Common Frame of Reference and UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts: Coexistence, Competition, or Overkill of Soft Law?
Stefan Vogenauer
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
9 64 Globalization of Law as Documented in the Law on International Sales of Goods
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
10 63 When the Law is Understood - L3C No
Daniel S. Kleinberger & J. William Callison
William Mitchell College of Law, Faegre & Benson LLP

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