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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Weekly Top Ten

SSRN Three new papers make our Top 10 list this week.  They show the range of contract law:  from suing government employers to venture capital to surrogate motherhood.  Following are the Top 10 most-downloaded new papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending November 14, 2010. (Last week's ranking in parentheses.)

1 (1) Two Faces: Demystifying the Mortgage Electronic Registration System's Land Title Theory, Christopher Lewis Peterson (Utah).

2 (2) Good Faith and Contract Interpretation: A Law and Economics Perspective, Simone M. Sepe (Arizona).

3 (3) The Need for Insurance Policy Transparency, Daniel Schwarcz (Minnesota).

4 (4) Choice of Forum Provisions in Intra-Corporate Litigation: Mandatory and Elective Approaches, Joseph Grundfest (Stanford).

5 (–) Suing the Government as a 'Joint Employer'–Evolving Pathologies of the Blended Workforce, Steven L. Schooner & Collin D. Swan (Geo. Washington).

6 (5) Misbehavioral Economics: The Case Against Behavioral Antitrust, Joshua D. Wright (Geo. Mason) & Judd E. Stone (Int'l Center for Law & Economics).

7 (6) Taking Punitive Damages Seriously: Why a French Court Did Not Recognize An American Decision Awarding Punitive Damages and Why it Should Have, François-Xavier Licari (Metz).

8 (–) The New Exit in Venture Capital, Darian M. Ibrahim (Wisconsin).

9 (8) Should Consumers Be Permitted to Waive Products Liability? Product Safety, Private Contracts, and Adverse Selection, Albert H. Choi (Virginia) & Kathryn E. Spier (Harvard).

10 (–) The Regulation of Surrogate Motherhood in Greece, Aristides N. Hatzis (Athens–Philosophy).

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