Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Here are the top ten papers in the SSRN Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility Journal (edited by the intrepid Brad Wendel), as measured by downloads in the last sixty days.
1. How an Instrumental View of Law Corrodes the Rule of Law, Brian Z. Tamanaha, St. John's University - School of Law
2 The Challenge to the Bench and Bar Presented by the 2005 Bankruptcy Act: Resistance Need Not Be Futile, Jean Braucher, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
3 An RSVP to Professor Wexler's Warm TJ Invitation: Unable to Join You, Already (Somewhat Similarly) Engaged, Mae C. Quinn, University of Tennessee - College of Law
4 When the Lawyer Knows the Client is Guilty: David Mellinkoff's 'The Conscience of a Lawyer', Legal Ethics, Literature, and Popular Culture, Michael Asimow, Richard Weisberg, University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law, Cardozo Law School
5 Young Associates in Trouble, David T. Zaring, William D. Henderson, Washington & Lee University - School of Law, Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis.
6 Open Access, Law, Knowledge, Copyrights, Dominance and Subordination, Ann Bartow, University of South Carolina - School of Law
7 The View from the Trenches: A Report on the Breakout Sessions at the 2005 National Conference on Appellate Justice, Arthur D. Hellman, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
8 Lawyer Satisfaction in the Process of Structuring Legal Careers, Ronit Dinovitzer, Bryant G.Garth, Bryant G. Garth, University of Toronto, American Bar Foundation, Southwestern Law School
9 Genetically Modified Rules: The Awkward Rule-Exception-Right Distinction in EC-Biotech, Tomer Broude, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - International Law Forum
10 The Relationship Between Prosecutorial Misconduct and Wrongful Convictions: Shaping Remedies for a Broken System, Peter A. Joy, Washington University School of Law