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Economic Analysis Of Law, Seventh Edition / Edition 7
     

Economic Analysis Of Law, Seventh Edition / Edition 7

by Richard A. Posner
 

ISBN-10: 0735563543

ISBN-13: 9780735563544

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Lucid, comprehensive, and definitive in its field, this text covers every aspect of economic analysis of the law, from common law, corporate and commercial law, and public international law to family law, evidence law, and the economic theory of

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Lucid, comprehensive, and definitive in its field, this text covers every aspect of economic analysis of the law, from common law, corporate and commercial law, and public international law to family law, evidence law, and the economic theory of

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735563544
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
787
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Law and Economics: An Introduction


• The Nature of Economic Reasoning
• The Economic Approach to Law

Part II. The Common Law


• Property
• Contract Rights and Remedies
• Family Law and Sex Law
• Tort Law
• Criminal Law
• The Common Law, Legal History, and Jurisprudence

Part III. Public Regulation of the Market


• 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

Part IV. The Law of Business Organizations and Financial Markets


• Corporations, Secured and Unsecured Lending, and Bankruptcy
• Financial Markets

Part V. Law and the Distribution of Income and Wealth


• Income Inequalities, Distributive Justice, and Poverty
• Taxation
• The Transmission of Wealth at Death

Part VI. The Legal Process


• 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

Part VII. The Constitution and the Federal System


• 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

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