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Product Description: Judges and legal scholars talk past one another, if they have any conversation at all. Academics couch their criticisms of judicial decisions in theoretical terms, which leads many judges―at the risk of intellectual stagnation―to dismiss most academic discourse as opaque and divorced from reality...read more

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9780674286030 | 1 edition (Harvard Univ Pr, January 4, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Judges and legal scholars talk past one another, if they have any conversation at all.

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Product Description: Lucid, comprehensive, and definitive in its field, this text covers every aspect of economic analysis of the law. Features: Two new chapters, one on intellectual property, one on international and comparative law, both exploding fields of great importance...read more

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9780735594425 | 8 edition (Aspen Pub, November 29, 2010), cover price $198.00 | About this edition: Economic Analysis of Law, Eighth Edition, written by the pioneer in law and economics analysis, Richard A.
9780735563544 | 7 edition (Aspen Pub, February 7, 2007), cover price $147.00 | About this edition: 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 democracy.
9780735534742 | 6 edition (Aspen Law & Business, November 1, 2002), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Now available as a looseleaf!
9781567065626 | Aspen Law & Business, January 1, 1998, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: Now available as a looseleaf!
9780316714440 | 4th edition (Little Brown & Co Law & Business, July 1, 1992), cover price $49.00 | also contains Elektrotechnische Isolierstoffe: Entwicklung - Gestaltung - Verwendung | About this edition: Now available as a looseleaf!
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Product Description: In Reflections on Judging, Richard Posner distills the experience of his thirty-one years as a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Surveying how the judiciary has changed since his 1981 appointment, he engages the issues at stake today, suggesting how lawyers should argue cases and judges decide them, how trials can be improved, and, most urgently, how to cope with the dizzying pace of technological advance that makes litigation ever more challenging to judges and lawyers...read more

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9780674725089 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 7, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Reflections on Judging, Richard Posner distills the experience of his thirty-one years as a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

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Product Description: This two-volume collection provides an overview of essential works for understanding one of the most important contributions to the field of law and economics: the Coase Theorem. A variety of prominent scholars contribute crucial essays, each exploring different aspects of Coase's work...read more
By Francesco Parisi (editor) and Richard A. Posner (editor)

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9780857937919 | Edward Elgar Pub, April 13, 2013, cover price $740.00 | About this edition: This two-volume collection provides an overview of essential works for understanding one of the most important contributions to the field of law and economics: the Coase Theorem.

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Product Description: Judges play a central role in the American legal system, but their behavior as decision-makers is not well understood, even among themselves. The system permits judges to be quite secretive (and most of them are), so indirect methods are required to make sense of their behavior...read more

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9780674049895 | Harvard Univ Pr, January 7, 2013, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: Judges play a central role in the American legal system, but their behavior as decision-makers is not well understood, even among themselves.

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Product Description: Henry Friendly is frequently grouped with Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo, and Learned Hand as the best American jurists of the twentieth century. In this first, comprehensive biography of Friendly, David M...read more
By Richard A. Posner (foreword by)

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9780674064393 | Belknap Pr, March 27, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Henry Friendly is frequently grouped with Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo, and Learned Hand as the best American jurists of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 is the most alarming of our lifetime because of the warp-speed at which it is occurring. How could it have happened, especially after all that we’ve learned from the Great Depression? Why wasn’t it anticipated so that remedial steps could be taken to avoid or mitigate it? What can be done to reverse a slide into a full-blown depression? Why have the responses to date of the government and the economics profession been so lackluster? Richard Posner presents a concise and non-technical examination of this mother of all financial disasters and of the, as yet, stumbling efforts to cope with it...read more

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9780674035140 | 1 edition (Harvard Univ Pr, May 1, 2009), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 is the most alarming of our lifetime because of the warp-speed at which it is occurring.

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9780674060395 | Harvard Univ Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 is the most alarming of our lifetime because of the warp-speed at which it is occurring.

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Product Description: A collection of pithy and penetrating observations and rulings by one of the most famous appellate judges in America, The Quotable Judge Posner showcases the wit and wisdom of Richard A. Posner. During his more than twenty-five years as a federal appellate judge, Judge Posner reached over 2,000 opinions, many of which are cited frequently in the opinions of Supreme Court Justices...read more
By Richard A. Posner (foreword by)

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9781438430638 | State Univ of New York Pr, May 1, 2010, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: A collection of pithy and penetrating observations and rulings by one of the most famous appellate judges in America, The Quotable Judge Posner showcases the wit and wisdom of Richard A.

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9781438430645 | State Univ of New York Pr, May 1, 2010, cover price $26.95

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Product Description: Hailed in its first edition as an “outstanding work, as stimulating as it is intellectually distinguished” (New York Times), Law and Literature has handily lived up to the Washington Post’s prediction that the book would “remain essential reading for many years to come...read more

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9780674032460 | 3 edition (Harvard Univ Pr, April 30, 2009), cover price $30.50 | About this edition: Hailed in its first edition as an “outstanding work, as stimulating as it is intellectually distinguished” (New York Times), Law and Literature has handily lived up to the Washington Post’s prediction that the book would “remain essential reading for many years to come.

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A noted legal scholar and author of An Affair of State offers a lively and timely analysis of the issue of plagiarism and the theft of intellectual property in the fields of literature, music, film, art, and academia that defines the often ambiguous term and its implications for the victim, the plagiarist, and society as a whole. 50,000 first printing.

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9780375424755 | Pantheon Books, January 16, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Examines plagiarism and the theft of intellectual property in the fields of literature, music, film, art, and academia, and discusses its implications for the victim, the plagiarist, and society as a whole.

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A cogent and elegant response to protests against measures taken by the Bush administration since 9/11 is offered in this exploration of how personal liberty must be balanced with public safety in the face of grave national danger.

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9780195304275 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A cogent and elegant response to protests against measures taken by the Bush administration since 9/11 is offered in this exploration of how personal liberty must be balanced with public safety in the face of grave national danger.

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Product Description: In a political climate where the machinery of the federal government has grown increasingly complex, The Power to Legislate offers a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the extent and limitations of legislative power granted by the U...read more
By Richard E. Levy and Richard A. Posner (foreword by)

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9780313322846 | 1 edition (Praeger Pub Text, July 30, 2006), cover price $84.00 | About this edition: In a political climate where the machinery of the federal government has grown increasingly complex, The Power to Legislate offers a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the extent and limitations of legislative power granted by the U.

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Citing reform efforts within the intelligence community since the 2004 publication of the 9/11 Commission Report, the author of Preventing Surprise Attacks argues that its new emerging structure has been heavily influenced by intelligence failures related to Iraq's alleged weapons program and is inappropriately centralized.

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9780742551275 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, April 30, 2006, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Citing reform efforts within the intelligence community since the 2004 publication of the 9/11 Commission Report, the author of Preventing Surprise Attacks argues that its new emerging structure has been heavily influenced by intelligence failures related to Iraq's alleged weapons program and is inappropriately centralized.

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Product Description: Catastrophic risks are much greater than is commonly appreciated. Collision with an asteroid, runaway global warming, voraciously replicating nanomachines, a pandemic of gene-spliced smallpox launched by bioterrorists, and a world-ending accident in a high-energy particle accelerator, are among the possible extinction events that are sufficiently likely to warrant careful study...read more

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9780195178135 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 11, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Catastrophes, whether natural or man-made, that could destroy the human race are often dismissed as alarmist or fanciful, the stuff of science fiction.

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9780195306477 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 8, 2005, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Catastrophic risks are much greater than is commonly appreciated.

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Product Description: A liberal state is a representative democracy constrained by the rule of law. Richard Posner argues for a conception of the liberal state based on pragmatic theories of government. He views the actions of elected officials as guided by interests rather than by reason and the decisions of judges by discretion rather than by rules...read more

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9780674010819 | Harvard Univ Pr, March 31, 2003, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A liberal state is a representative democracy constrained by the rule of law.

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9780674018495 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 31, 2005, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: A liberal state is a representative democracy constrained by the rule of law.

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Product Description: A new solution for reforming U.S. domestic intelligence Domestic intelligence in the United States today is undermanned, uncoordinated, technologically challenged, and dominated by an agency—the FBI—that is structurally unsuited to play the central role in national security intelligence...read more

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9780817946821 | Hoover Inst Pr, September 16, 2005, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: A new solution for reforming U.

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Product Description: The commission to investigate the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States issued its final report in July of 2004, in which it recommended a dramatic overhaul of the nation's intelligence system. Congress responded by hastily enacting the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, which adopts many of the 9/11 commission's specific recommendations, though with a number of alterations...read more

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9780742549470 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, May 31, 2005, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: The commission to investigate the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States issued its final report in July of 2004, in which it recommended a dramatic overhaul of the nation's intelligence system.

Product Description: Intellectual property rights have undergone a significant expansion over the last half century, particularly since the Copyright Act of 1976. In The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Law, William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner (AEI Press; July 1, 2004) attempt to explain this expansion of intellectual property rights, and how it could have coincided with the deregulation movement...read more

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9780844771762 | Aei Pr, May 1, 2004, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Intellectual property rights have undergone a significant expansion over the last half century, particularly since the Copyright Act of 1976.

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Product Description: The most exciting development in legal thinking since World War II has been the growth of interdisciplinary legal studies--the application of the social sciences and the humanities to law in the hope of making law less formalistic, more practical, better grounded empirically, bettered tailored to social goals...read more

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9780674004856 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 30, 2001, cover price $57.50 | About this edition: The most exciting development in legal thinking since World War II has been the growth of interdisciplinary legal studies--the application of the social sciences and the humanities to law in the hope of making law less formalistic, more practical, better grounded empirically, bettered tailored to social goals.

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9780674013605 | Harvard Univ Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: The most exciting development in legal thinking since World War II has been the growth of interdisciplinary legal studies--the application of the social sciences and the humanities to law in the hope of making law less formalistic, more practical, better grounded empirically, bettered tailored to social goals.

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Product Description: This book takes a fresh look at the most dynamic area of American law today, comprising the fields of copyright, patent, trademark, trade secrecy, publicity rights, and misappropriation. Topics range from copyright in private letters to defensive patenting of business methods, from moral rights in the visual arts to the banking of trademarks, from the impact of the court of patent appeals to the management of Mickey Mouse...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674012042 | Belknap Pr, November 28, 2003, cover price $68.50 | About this edition: This book takes a fresh look at the most dynamic area of American law today, comprising the fields of copyright, patent, trademark, trade secrecy, publicity rights, and misappropriation.

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Product Description: In this timely book, the first comprehensive study of the modern American public intellectual--that individual who speaks to the public on issues of political or ideological moment--Richard Posner charts the decline of a venerable institution that included worthies from Socrates to John Dewey...read more

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9780674012462 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 30, 2003, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: In this timely book, the first comprehensive study of the modern American public intellectual--that individual who speaks to the public on issues of political or ideological moment--Richard Posner charts the decline of a venerable institution that included worthies from Socrates to John Dewey.

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Product Description: This reader brings together some seminal papers on law and economics, with special emphasis on the foundational contributions to the economics of property, contracts and torts. The growing influence of these writings in the judicial profession, and in the academic world, underscores the relevance and importance of these early contributions and the growing maturity of the law and economics movement...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Francesco Parisi (editor) and Richard A. Posner (editor)

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9781843760719 | Edward Elgar Pub, January 1, 2003, cover price $62.00 | About this edition: This reader brings together some seminal papers on law and economics, with special emphasis on the foundational contributions to the economics of property, contracts and torts.

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Product Description: Ambitious legal thinkers have become mesmerized by moral philosophy, believing that great figures in the philosophical tradition hold the keys to understanding and improving law and justice and even to resolving the most contentious issues of constitutional law...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674707719 | Belknap Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $51.50 | About this edition: Ambitious legal thinkers have become mesmerized by moral philosophy, believing that great figures in the philosophical tradition hold the keys to understanding and improving law and justice and even to resolving the most contentious issues of constitutional law.

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9780674007994 | Belknap Pr, May 15, 2002, cover price $45.50 | About this edition: Ambitious legal thinkers have become mesmerized by moral philosophy, believing that great figures in the philosophical tradition hold the keys to understanding and improving law and justice and even to resolving the most contentious issues of constitutional law.

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Product Description: In this timely book, the first comprehensive study of the modern American public intellectual--that individual who speaks to the public on issues of political or ideological moment--Richard Posner charts the decline of a venerable institution that included worthies from Socrates to John Dewey...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674006331 | Harvard Univ Pr, January 21, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this timely book, the first comprehensive study of the modern American public intellectual--that individual who speaks to the public on issues of political or ideological moment--Richard Posner charts the decline of a venerable institution that included worthies from Socrates to John Dewey.

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