Sunday, November 21, 2010
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).