Weekly Top 5 Papers – December 16, 2011

1. Priority Among Competing Patent Applicants Under the American Invents Act
by Donald Chisum

2. How the British Gun Control Program Precipitated the American Revolution
by David Kopel (Independence Institute)

3. Originalism and Sex Discrimination
by Steven Calabresi (Northwestern University – School of Law) and Julia Rickert (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit)

4. Out of the Dark: Hedge Fund Reporting Biases and Commercial Databases
by Adam Aiken (Quinnipiac University) and Christopher Clifford (University of Kentucky) Jesse Ellis (University of Alabama – Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies)

5. A Degree of Practical Wisdom: The Ratio of Educational Debt to Income as a Basic Measurement of Law School Graduates’ Economic Viability
by Jim Chen (University of Louisville – Louis D. Brandeis School of Law)

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