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, Alvare has remained at #1, Perry has remained at #2, Newman has remained at #3, Smith & Corbin’s exchange joins the list at #4, and Berg’s “Progressive Arguments” article moves down to #5 replacing Perry’s “Freedom of Conscience” article.
1. No Compelling Interest: The ‘Birth Control’ Mandate and Religious Freedom by Helen M. Alvare (George Mason U., School of Law) [206 downloads]
2. The Morality of Human Rights by Michael J. Perry (Emory U., School of Law) [203 downloads]
3. On the Trinity Western University Controversy: An Argument for a Christian Law School in Canada by Dwight G. Newman (U. of Saskatchewan, College of Law) [147 downloads]
4. Debate: The Contraception Mandate and Religious Freedom by Steven Douglas Smith (U. of Miami School of Law) and Caroline Mala Corbin (U. of San Diego School of Law) [82 downloads]
5. Progressive Arguments for Religious Organizational Freedom: Reflections on the HHS Mandate by Thomas C. Berg (U. of St. Thomas, St. Paul, School of Law) [82 downloads]