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February 22, 2011

50 Most Cited Law Review Articles

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Using Hein’s ScholarCheck, the following lists the 50 Most Cited Authors, which includes the number of articles which they have written and a cumulative number of times all of their articles have been cited. This analysis was run over the 1,450+ legal periodicals, 35,000+ volumes, 1,000,000+ articles, and over 22 million pages of content in the Law Journal Library.

1. Sunstein, Cass R. cited 14, 694 times in 284 articles.

2. Posner, Richard A. cited 14, 225 times in 274 articles.

3. Easterbrook, Frank H. cited 7, 793 times in 92 articles.

4. Epstein, Richard A. cited 6,311 times in 300 articles.

5. Coffee, John C. Jr. cited 5,882 times in 73 articles.

6. Eskridge, William N. Jr. cited 5,752 times in 77 articles.

7. Prosser, William L. cited 5,660 times in 60 articles.

8. Fischel, Daniel R. cited 5,627 times in 43 articles.

9. Delgado, Richard cited 5,211 times in 155 articles.

10. Michelman, Frank I. cited 5,100 times in 82 articles.

11. Amar, Akhil Reed cited 5,091 times in 103 articles.

12. Tribe, Laurence H. cited 5,026 times in 80 articles.

13. Pound, Roscoe cited 4,923 times in 302 articles.

14. Lemley, Mark A. cited 4,729 times in 96 articles.

15. Ely, John Hart cited 4, 554 times in 30 articles.

16. Fiss, Owen M. cited 4,537 times in 59 articles.

17. Wechsler, Herbert cited 4,484 times in 42 articles.

18. Farber, Daniel A. cited 4,352 times in 129 articles.

19. Kennedy, Duncan cited 4,299 times in 47 articles.

20. Calabresi, Guido cited 4, 273 times in 59 articles.

21. Redish, Martin H. cited 4,261 times in 93 articles.

22. Schauer, Frederick cited 4,182 times in 129 articles.

23. Macey, Jonathan R. cited 4,099 times in 127 articles.

24. Cox, Archibald cited 4,068 times in 84 articles.

25. Karst, Kenneth L. cited 3,811 times in 77 articles.

26. Gunther, Gerald cited 3,750 times in 22 articles.

27. Sax, Joseph L. cited 3,685 times in 68 articles.

28. Tushnet, Mark cited 3,640 times in 283 articles.

29. Galanter, Marc cited 3,594 times in 89 articles.

30. Scott, Robert E. cited 3,493 times in 58 articles.

31. Henkin, Louis cited 3,473 times in 83 articles.

32. Brest, Paul cited in 3,420 times in 31 articles.

33. Resnik, Judith cited in 3,379 times in 87 articles.

34. Brennan, William J. Jr. cited 3,339 times in 105 articles.

35. Jaffe, Louis L. cited 3,324 times in 70 articles.

36. Friendly, Henry J. cited 3,259 times in 44 articles.

37. McConnell, Michael W. cited 3,253 times in 65 articles.

38. Landes, William M. cited 3,248 times in 49 articles.

39. Gilson, Ronald J. cited 3,220 times in 52 articles.

40. Stewart, Richard B. cited 3,209 times in 59 articles.

41. Warren, Samuel D. cited 3,175 times in 3 articles.

42. Brandeis, Louis D. cited 3,161 times in 9 articles.

43. Fuller, Lon L. cited 3,097 times in 33 articles.

44. Merrill, Thomas W. cited 3,074 times in 69 articles.

45. Bork, Robert H. cited 2,997 times in 67 articles.

46. Radin, Margaret Jane cited 2,962 times in 34 articles.

47. Frickey, Philip P. cited 2,942 times in 41 articles.

48. Frankfurter, Felix cited 2,931 times in 87 articles.

49. Reich, Charles A. cited 2,889 times in 24 articles.

50. Fallon, Richard H. Jr. cited 2,868 times in 49 articles.


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