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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

SSRN RECENT HITS (for all papers announced in the last 60 days)

October 31, 2010 to December 30, 2010


TOP 10 Papers for Journal of Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal 

 

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 201 Party Autonomy in Rome I and IΙ from a Comparative Perspective
Symeon C. Symeonides,
Willamette University - College of Law,
Date posted to database: October 25, 2010
Last Revised: October 26, 2010
2 194 Suing the Government as a 'Joint Employer' - Evolving Pathologies of the Blended Workforce
Steven L. Schooner, Collin D. Swan,
George Washington University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School,
Date posted to database: October 21, 2010
Last Revised: November 16, 2010
3 193 The Gold Clause Cases and Constitutional Necessity
Gerard N. Magliocca,
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis,
Date posted to database: November 17, 2010
Last Revised: November 21, 2010
4 157 Divided Loyalties: The Attorney’s Role in Bankruptcy Reaffirmations
Gregory M. Duhl,
William Mitchell College of Law,
Date posted to database: November 17, 2010
Last Revised: November 17, 2010
5 148 The Regulation of Surrogate Motherhood in Greece
Aristides N. Hatzis,
University of Athens - Department of Philosophy & History of Science,
Date posted to database: October 10, 2010
Last Revised: October 10, 2010
6 148 Access or Expectation: The Test for Fiduciary Accountability
Robert Flannigan,
University of Saskatchewan,
Date posted to database: October 29, 2010
Last Revised: December 17, 2010
7 137 When Do Fiduciary Duties Arise?
James J. Edelman,
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law,
Date posted to database: October 26, 2010
Last Revised: November 13, 2010
8 126 Contract, Uncertainty and Innovation
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles F. Sabel, Robert E. Scott,
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Columbia University - Law School,
Date posted to database: November 20, 2010
Last Revised: December 3, 2010
9 98 Does Disclosure Matter?
Florencia Marotta-Wurgler,
New York University (NYU) - School of Law,
Date posted to database: November 24, 2010
Last Revised: December 7, 2010
10 96 Structure and Reform of Corporate Governance in the United Kingdom in Relation to the Shareholder Versus the Stakeholder Theory
Rohit Arora,
Unaffiliated Authors - affiliation not provided to SSRN,
Date posted to database: September 29, 2010
Last Revised: September 29, 2010

 

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

October 31, 2010 to December 30, 2010

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 91 Strategic Default: The Popularization of a Debate Among Contract Scholars
Meredith R. Miller,
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center,
Date posted to database: October 3, 2010
Last Revised: November 17, 2010
2 87 The English vs. The American Rule on Attorneys Fees: An Empirical Study of Attorney Fee Clauses in Publicly-Held Companies’ Contracts
Theodore Eisenberg, Geoffrey P. Miller,
Cornell University - School of Law, New York University (NYU) - School of Law,
Date posted to database: November 11, 2010
Last Revised: November 15, 2010
3 55 An Optional Instrument on EU Contract Law: Could it Increase Legal Certainty and Foster Cross-Border Trade?
Martijn W. Hesselink,
University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL),
Date posted to database: October 23, 2010
Last Revised: December 15, 2010
4 49 An Optional Contract Law for Europe? (Rote Karte oder grünes Licht für den Blue Button) (German)
Walter Doralt,
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law,
Date posted to database: November 11, 2010
Last Revised: November 11, 2010
5 38 Rudolf Von Jhering’s Influence on Karl Llewellyn
Robert Whitman, Julie E. Wynns,
University of Connecticut School of Law, Unaffiliated Authors - affiliation not provided to SSRN,
Date posted to database: October 1, 2010
Last Revised: October 1, 2010
6 36 How Organisational and Structural Weaknesses Impacted the Harmonisation Process and What it Implies for European Private Law (Strukturelle Schwächen in der Europäisierung des Privatrechts – Eine Prozessanalyse der jüngeren Entwicklungen) (German)
Walter Doralt,
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law,
Date posted to database: November 11, 2010
Last Revised: November 11, 2010
7 35 The Double Soul of Promissory Estoppel - A Comparative View
Paolo Pardolesi,
Università degli Studi di Bari - Faculty of Law,
Date posted to database: November 5, 2010
Last Revised: December 8, 2010
8 26 Arbitration's Suspect Status
Hiro N. Aragaki,
Fordham University - Fordham University Schools of Business,
Date posted to database: November 29, 2010
Last Revised: December 28, 2010
9 20 Autonomy and Paternalism from a Common Law Perspective: Setting Aside Disadvantageous Transactions
Stephen Michael Waddams,
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law,
Date posted to database: October 25, 2010
Last Revised: October 25, 2010
10 18 Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Home Mortgage Documents Interpreted as Nonrecourse Debt (with Poetic Comments Lifted from Carl Sandburg)
John Mixon,
University of Houston - Law Center,
Date posted to database: November 19, 2010
Last Revised: November 19, 2010

 

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