From SSRN’s list of most frequently downloaded law and religion papers posted in the last 60 days, here are the current top five. Since last week, Laycock and Berg have risen to #4, Gaylord has dropped to #5, and Koppelman has been replaced by Balkin:

1. ‘The Divine Institution of Marriage’: An Overview of LDS Involvement in the Proposition 8 Campaign by Kaimipono David Wenger (Thomas Jefferson School of Law) [495 downloads]

2. God and the Profits: Is There Religious Liberty for Money-Makers? by Mark Rienzi (Catholic U. of America – Columbus School of Law) [303 downloads]

3. Must We Be Faithful to Original Meaning?  by Jack M. Balkin       (Yale  U. – Law School) [205 downloads]

4. Protecting Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty by Douglas Laycock (U. of Virginia School of Law) and Thomas C. Berg (U. of St. Thomas School of Law) [174 downloads] (Moved up from #5)

5. For-Profit Corporations, Free Exercise, and the HHS Mandate  by Scott Gaylord (Elon U. School of Law) [153 downloads]

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