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, Balkin has moved up to #1, replacing Wenger, Alvare has moved up to #2, Perry is now at #3, Lombardi has moved up to #4, replacing Willis, and Lombardi and Brown are #5.
1. Must We Be Faithful to Original Meaning? by Jack M. Balkin (Yale U., Law School) [244 downloads]
2. No Compelling Interest: The ‘Birth Control’ Mandate and Religious Freedom by Helen M. Alvare (George Mason U., School of Law) [179 downloads]
3. The Morality of Human Rights by Michael J. Perry (Emory U., School of Law) [116 downloads]
4. Designing Islamic Constitutions: Past Trends and Options for a Democratic Future by Clark B. Lombardi (U. of Washington, School of Law) [109 downloads]
5. Islam in Egypt’s New Constitution by Clark B. Lombardi (U. of Washington, School of Law) and Nathan Brown (George Washington U.) [93 downloads]