Principles of Law and Economics

Principles of Law and Economics

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An appropriate text for both undergraduate and graduate/law school Law and Economics courses. Describing and explaining the interrelations of law and economics, this text is authored by an economist and a law professor; mathematics is kept to a minimum and the analysis language is clear and jargon-free. Sufficient explanations of concepts, principles, and arguments enable novices and graduate students alike to follow along without great difficulty--all readers will possess a basic understanding of fundamental economic principles, the structure of the U.S. legal system, and the importance of combining legal and economic analyses. Common-law topics, such as property, contracts, torts, and crime are comprehensively covered.show more

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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 190.5 x 238.8 x 20.3mm | 544.32g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130932612
  • 9780130932617

Table of contents

1. A Primer on Economic Concepts and Institutions. 2. An Introduction to the American Legal System. 3. Putting Law and Economics Together: Frameworks, History, and Perspectives. 4. "The Problem of Social Cost" and Modern Law & Economics. 5. Property I: Acquisition. 6. Property II: Protection. 7. Property III: Limits. 8. Contracts I: Formation & Enforcement. 9. Contracts II: Remedies. 10. Torts I: Negligence. 11. Torts II: Strict Liability. 12. Torts III: Tort Reform. 13. Crime and Punishment. 14. Antitrust and Regulated Industries. 15. Environmental Protection.show more

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