The Little Book of Plagiarism

A concise, lively, and bracing exploration of an issue bedeviling our cultural landscape�plagiarism in literature, academia, music, art, and film�by one of our most influential and controversial legal scholars. Best-selling novelists J. K. Rowling and Dan Brown, popular historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Stephen Ambrose, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree, first novelist Kaavya Viswanathan: all have...

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Antitrust Law

When it was first published a quarter of a century ago, Richard Posner's exposition and defense of an economic approach to antitrust law was a jeremiad against the intellectual disarray that then characterized the field. As other perspectives on antitrust law have fallen away, Posner's book has played a major role in transforming the field of antitrust law into a body of economically rational principles largely in accord with the ideas set forth...

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Economic Analysis of Law

Many great features make this text an ideal option for your classroom: - maintains its standing as the preeminent work in the field, covering the legal-economic perspective on all key areas, from common law to the Constitution - presents the expertise of a highly distinguished author, pioneer in law and economics analysis - offers accessible, lucid, and user-friendly writing and organization: i. non-quantitative approach does not assume or...

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Breaking the Deadlock

The 2000 Presidential election ended in a collision of history, law, and the courts. It produced a deadlock that dragged out the result for over a month, and consequences--real and imagined--that promise to drag on for years. In the first in-depth study of the election and its litigious aftermath, Judge Posner surveys the history and theory of American electoral law and practice, analyzes which Presidential candidate ''really'' won the popular...

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Frontiers of Legal Theory

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, better tailored to social goals. Judge Richard A. Posner has been a leader in this movement, and his new book explores its rapidly expanding frontier.

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Remaking Domestic Intelligence

Richard Posner is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. Following his graduation from Harvard Law School, Judge Posner clerked for Justice William J. Brennan Jr. From 1963 to 1965, he was assistant to Commissioner Philip Elman of the Federal Trade Commission. For the next two years he was assistant to the solicitor general of the United States. Prior to going to Stanford Law School in 1968 as Associate...

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