From SSRN’s list of most frequently downloaded law and religion papers posted in the last 60 days, here are the current top five. This week, Michal Gilad moves up to #1, Andrew Koppelman moves up to #2; Patrick McKinley Brennan rises to #3; and Carolina Mala Corbin and Kenneth Einar Himma join the list at #4 and #5 respectively.

1.In God’s Shadow: Unveiling the Hidden World of Domestic Violence Victims in Religious Communities by Michal Gilad (University of Pennsylvania Law School) [410 downloads]

2.‘Freedom of the Church’ and the Authority of the State by Andrew Koppelman (Northwestern University School of Law) [195 downloads]

3.Resisting the Grand Coalition in Favor of the Status Quo by Giving Full Scope to the Libertas Ecclesiae by Patrick McKinley Brennan (Villanova University School of Law) [157 downloads]

4.Corporate Religious Liberty by Caroline Mala Corbin (University of Miami School of Law) [122 downloads]

5.What’s So Damn Special About Religion, Anyway? (Review Essay of Brian Leiter, Why Tolerate Religion?) by Kenneth Einar Himma (University of Washington-School of Law) [90 downloads]

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