CJ Ryan

Roger Williams University School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

10 Metacom Avenue

Bristol, RI 02809

United States

American Bar Foundation

Affiliated Scholar

750 N. Lake Shore Drive

4th Floor

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

69 Alabama Law Review 495 (2017)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2018
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
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Rankings, US News & World Report, Law Schools, Legal Education

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The 2018 Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 3,148 (4,263)
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Rankings, US News & World Report, Law Schools, Legal Education, Revealed-Preferences Rankings

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A Value-Added Ranking of Law Schools

29 University of Florida Journal of Law & Public Policy 285-308 (2019), AccessLex Institute Research Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Legal Education, Higher Education, Rankings, Law Schools

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The 2019 Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

7 Belmont L. Rev. 86-113 (2019), Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
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Rankings, US News & World Report, Law Schools, Legal Education, Revealed-Preferences Rankings

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Examining the Impact of Divestment from Fossil Fuels on University Endowments

New York University Journal of Law and Business, Vol. 17, 95-152 (2020)., Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 195
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2021
CJ Ryan and Christopher Marsicano
Roger Williams University School of Law and Davidson College
Downloads 715 (42,177)
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endowments, divestment, difference-in-differences, synthetic control, universities, higher education, trust law, fiduciary duties, portfolio, sustainability, fossil fuels

6.

Note-Taking Mode and Academic Performance in Two Law School Courses

69 J. Legal Educ. 207-229 (2019), Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 194
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2019
Roger Williams University School of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law and Roger Williams University - Department of Mathematics
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Legal Education, Note-taking, Academic Performance, Laptop Use, Handwriting

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The Next 'Big Short': COVID-19, Student Loan Discharge in Bankruptcy, and the SLABS Market

SMU Law Review, Vol. 74, 809-49 (2020)., Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2021
Samantha Roy and CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University, School of Law, Students and Roger Williams University School of Law
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student loans, asset-backed securities, bankruptcy, Brunner Test, COVID-19, loan default, loan discharge, SLABS

8.

An Empirical Study of Law Journal Copyright Practices

16 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 207, 2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2017
University of Kentucky - College of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law and Washington & Lee, School of Law
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copyright, legal scholarship, empirical legal studies

9.

Analyzing Law School Choice

2020 U. Ill. Rev. 583-620 (2020), AccessLex Institute Research Paper No. 19-01, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Legal Education, Law Schools, Choice, Admissions Decisions, Education Markets, Price Sensitivity, Financial Aid, Location

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Paying for Law School: Law Student Loan Indebtedness and Career Choices

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming 2021, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2020
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Student Loan Debt, Public Interest Law, Career Choices, Legal Education, Stratification

11.

An Empirical Study of University Patent Activity

7 NYU Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law 51-84 (2017).
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2018
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
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University Technology Transfer; Patent Law; Patent Assertion Entities; Theory of the Firm; Behavioral Responses; Bayh-Dole Act; America Invents Act; Patent and Trademark Office

12.

Trusting U.: Examining University Endowment Management

Christopher J. Ryan, Jr., Trusting U.: Examining University Endowment Management, 42 Journal of College & University Law 163-217 (2015).
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Higher Education, Higher Education Law, Higher Education Finance, Endowments, Endowment Management

13.

Not-So-Open Access to Legal Scholarship: Balancing Stakeholder Interests with Copyright Principles

Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Copyright, Higher Education, Faculty, Academic Scholarship, Law

14.

Mind the Gap: Gender Pay Disparities in the Legal Academy

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Forthcoming, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 207
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Sep 2020
CJ Ryan and Meghan Dawe
Roger Williams University School of Law and American Bar Foundation
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pay gap, gender, race, legal academy, tenured law professors, human capital, social capital, returns to education

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Something Corporate: The Case for Treating Proprietary Education Institutions Like Corporations

Journal of College and University Law, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Higher Education, Law, Corporate Law, For-Profit Education, Proprietary Education, Corporations

16.

Of Law School Rankings, Disparity, and Football

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2021
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Legal Education, Law Schools, Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, Scholarly Impact, Football

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Analyzing the Effect of Financial Aid on Law School Matriculation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Legal Education, Financial Aid, Scarce Resources Theory, Rational Choice Theory

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Predicting Federal Judicial Decisionmaking in University Admissions Cases

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2017
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Jurisprudence, Empirical Analysis, Decisionmaking, Decision making, Judges, Federal Judges, Universities, Higher Education, Race, Admissions, Race in Admissions

19.

Technology Transfer and the Public Good

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Nov 2018
Brian L. Frye and CJ Ryan
University of Kentucky - College of Law and Roger Williams University School of Law
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patent, technology transfer, public good, charity law, bayh-dole, patent act

20.

Old School: A Recommendation for the Treatment of the Disposition of Property Exempt from Local Zoning Ordinances in Kentucky

Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law, Vol. 6 No. 2, 2013-2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
CJ Ryan
Roger Williams University School of Law
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Zoning Ordinances, Land Use, Property, Local Government, Education, Higher Education, Law

21.

Fixing Forum Selling

25 University of Miami Business Law Review 1 (2017)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
Brian L. Frye and CJ Ryan
University of Kentucky - College of Law and Roger Williams University School of Law
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patents, forum shopping, forum selling, TC Heartland, TC Heartland v. Kraft, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, patent trolls, patent assertion entities, PAEs, civil procedure, patent venue, venue

22.

Patents & Legal Expenditures

51 U. Pac. L. Rev. 577-592 (2020), Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 193
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2020
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
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University Patents, Technology Transfer, Non-Practicing Entities, Federally-Funded Research

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An Econometric Analysis of North Carolina's Legislative Right to Counsel

47 Journal of Law & Education 489-510 (2018)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
Adam Ross Nelson and CJ Ryan
University of Wisconsin Madison and Roger Williams University School of Law
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Law, Higher Education, Right to Counsel, Student Disciplinary Hearings, Law & Economics, Risk Aversion