Economic analysis of law /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Posner, Richard A
Format: Book
Published: Austin, Tex. : Wolters Kluwer for Aspen Publishers, c2007
Edition:7th ed
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Table of Contents:
  • The nature of economic reasoning
  • The economic approach to law
  • Property
  • Contract rights and remedies
  • Family law and sex law
  • Tort law
  • Criminal law
  • The common law, legal history, and jurisprudence
  • The theory of monopoly
  • The antitrust laws
  • The regulation of the employment relation
  • Public utility and common carrier regulation
  • The choice between regulation and common law
  • Corporations, secured and unsecured financing, bankruptcy
  • Financial markets
  • Income inequalities, distributive justice, and poverty
  • Taxation
  • The transmission of wealth at death
  • The market, the adversary system, and the legislative process as methods of resource allocation
  • The process of legal rulemaking
  • Civil and criminal procedure
  • Evidence
  • Law enforcement and the administrative process
  • The nature and functions of the constitution
  • Economic due process
  • The economics of federalism
  • Racial discrimination
  • The protection of free markets in ideas and religion
  • Searches, seizures, and interrogations