Thursday, November 30, 2006
Steven L. Schwarcz (Duke, below) is the star of this week's top ten, with two papers currently highlighted. Here are the papers with the most downloads in the Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility Journal, as reported by SSRN for the last sixty days.
1 Law and the Humanities: An Uneasy Relationship, Jack M. Balkin, Sanford Levinson, Yale University - Law School, University of Texas Law School
2 The Paradox of Extra-Legal Activism: Critical Legal Consciousness and Transformative Politics, Orly Lobel, University of San Diego School of Law.
3 Options Backdating, Tax Shelters, and Corporate Culture Victor Fleischer, University of Colorado at Boulder - School of Law
4 Harry Potter, Ruby Slippers and Merlin: Telling the Client's Story Using the Paradigm of the Archetypal Hero's Journey, Ruth Anne Robbins, Rutgers School of Law - Camden.
5 To Make or to Buy: In-House Lawyering and Value Creation, Steven L. Schwarcz, Duke University School of Law
6 Southwest Airlines: Hedging and Shareholder Value Michael R. Ingrassia, Georgetown Law Center, Victor Fleischer, University of Colorado School of Law
7 The Public Responsibility of Structured Finance Lawyers Steven L. Schwarcz, Duke University School of Law
8 Scholarship Advice for New Law Professors in the Electronic Age, Nancy Levit, UMKC School of Law
9 Plato, Hegel, and Democracy, Thom Brooks, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)
10 The Legal Penalties for Financial Misrepresentation Jonathan M. Karpoff, D. Scott Lee, Gerald S. Martin, University of Washington - Business School, Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Texas A&M University - Department of Finance.