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The American illness : essays on the rule of law

Author: F H Buckley
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text brings together twenty-plus contributors from the fields of law, economics, and international relations to look at whether the US legal system is contributing to the country's long postwar decline.
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
American illness.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012037080
(OCoLC)809926215
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F H Buckley
ISBN: 9780300195071 0300195079
OCLC Number: 1012463699
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: The rule of law in America / F.H. Buckley --
An exceptional nation? / F.H. Buckley --
Are Americans more litigious? : some quantitative evidence / J. Mark Ramseyer and Eric B. Rasmusen --
Lawyers as spam : congressional capture explains why U.S. lawyers exceed the optimum and their cost --
Stephen p. magee --
Regulation and litigation : complements or substitutes? / Eric Helland and Jonathan Klick --
Does product liability law make us safer? / W. Kip Viscusi --
American illness and comparative civil procedure / Daniel Jutras --
The proportionality principle and the amount in controversy / Peter B. Rutledge --
Allocation of discovery costs and the foundations of modern procedure / Martin H. Redish --
Does increased litigation increase justice in a second-best world? / Jeremy Kidd and Todd J. Zywicki --
A tamer tort law : the canada-u.s. divide / Michael Trebilcock and Paul-Erik Veel --
The expansion of modern U.S. tort law and its excesses / George L. Priest --
Regulation, taxation, and litigation / W. Kip Viscusi --
An English lawyer looks at American contract law / Michael Bridge --
Text versus context : the failure of the unitary law of contract interpretation / Robert E. Scott --
Exit and the American illness / Erin O'Hara O'Connor and Larry E. Ribstein --
The dramatic rise of consumer protection law / Joshua D. Wright and Eric Helland --
How American corporate and securities law drives business offshore / Stephen M. Bainbridge --
Corporate crime, overcriminalization, and the failure of American public morality / Jeffrey S. Parker --
The legacy of progressive thought : decline, not death, by a thousand cuts / Richard A. Epstein --
Overtaking / Robert Cooter and Aaron Edlin --
The rule of law and China / Francis Fukuyama --
Reversing / F.H. Buckley.
Responsibility: edited by F.H. Buckley.

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Provides an overview of interactions between economics and law - in such areas as corruption, and federalism. This book explains how our system works differently from the one in most countries, with  Read more...

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