A graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School with a juris doctor, Zach Pilchen earned a spot on the Dean’s List during every semester of his studies and was inducted into to the Cornelius Honor Society. Zach Pilchen also holds a master of laws in energy and environmental law from George Washington University Law School (highest honors), which recently announced that two of its professors have earned distinction among the 10 most downloaded law professors in the country.
The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) has announced that Daniel J. Solove, John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law, and Orin S. Kerr, Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law, are among the most downloaded law professors according to records from the SSRN repository of scholarly articles.
Professor Solove placed second on the list of 3,000 authors and achieved 263,111 downloads, largely due to his work titled “‘I’ve Got Nothing to Hide’ and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy,” which accounted for 164,000 downloads. He authored the essay in 2007 for a San Diego Law Review symposium.
Professor Kerr placed 10th on the list with 108,160 downloads, 11,000 of which came from his work titled “Internet Surveillance Law after the USA Patriot Act: The Big Brother that Isn’t.”