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Journal Article

The Most‐Cited Legal Scholars

Fred R. Shapiro
The Journal of Legal Studies
Vol. 29, No. S1 (January 2000), pp. 409-426
DOI: 10.1086/468080
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Page Count: 18
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Abstract This study presents lists of the 50 most‐cited legal scholars of all time and the most‐cited treatise and text writers. Additional highly cited scholars and the most‐cited younger scholars are also enumerated. The data are analyzed for representation of law schools and for other patterns.