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Overview

Economic Analysis of Law, Eighth Edition, written by the pioneer in law and economics analysis, Richard A. Posner, remains the classic text in its field. This lucid, comprehensive casebook covers every aspect of the economic analysis of the law, including the common law, public regulation of the market, business organizations and financial markets, the distribution of income and wealth, the legal process, and the Constitution and the federal system.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735594425
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 12/14/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1009
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Law and Economics: An Introduction

Ch. 1. The Nature of Economic Reasoning
Ch. 2. The Economic Approach to Law

Part II: The Common Law

Ch. 3. Property
Ch. 4. Contract Rights and Remedies
Ch. 5. Family Law and Sex Law
Ch. 6. Tort Law
Ch. 7. Criminal Law
Ch. 8. The Common Law, Legal History, and Jurisprudence

Part III: Public Regulation of the Market

Ch. 9. The Theory of Monopoly
Ch. 10. The Antitrust Laws
Ch. 11. The Regulation of the Employment Relation
Ch. 12. Public Utility and Common Carrier Regulation
Ch. 13. The Choice Between Regulation and Common Law

Part IV: The Law of Business Organizations and Financial Markets

Ch. 14. Corporations, Secured and Unsecured Financing, Bankruptcy
Ch. 15. Financial Markets

Part V: Law and the Distribution of Income and Wealth

Ch. 16. Income Inequalities, Distributive Justice, and Poverty
Ch. 17. Taxation
Ch. 18. The Transmission of Wealth at Death

Part VI: The Legal Process

Ch. 19. The Market, the Adversary System, and the Legislative Process as Methods of Resource Allocation
Ch. 20. The Process of Legal Rulemaking
Ch. 21. Civil and Criminal Procedure
Ch. 22. Evidence
Ch. 23. Law Enforcement and the Administrative Process

Part VII: The Constitution and the Federal System

Ch. 24. The Nature and Functions of the Constitution
Ch. 25. Economic Due Process
Ch. 26. The Economics of Federalism
Ch. 27. Racial Discrimination
Ch. 28. The Protection of Free Markets in Ideas and Religion
Ch. 29. Searches, Seizures, and Interrogations

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