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Incomprehensible! : a study of how our legal system encourages incomprehensibility, why it matters, and what we can do about it

Author: Wendy Wagner; Will Walker
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contracts, patents, regulations, disclosures, and legislation are often premised on the foundational assumption that 'more information is better'. These legal programs do not insist, however, that  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Wagner; Will Walker
ISBN: 9781107008472 1107008476 9781107400887 1107400880
OCLC Number: 1082330798
Description: xviii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Modeling comprehension asymmetries --
The implications of comprehension asymmetries for the law --
Comprehension asymmetries and consumer protection law --
Comprehension asymmetries in financial regulation --
Comprehension asymmetries in the law of patents --
Comprehension asymmetries in chemical regulation --
Comprehension asymmetries in administrative process --
Comprehension asymmetries in legislative processes --
A blueprint for reform.
Responsibility: Wendy Wagner, with Will Walker.

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