The Resource The pursuit of justice : law and economics of legal institutions, edited by Edward J. Ló́pez ; foreword by Robert D. Tollison, (electronic resource)

The pursuit of justice : law and economics of legal institutions, edited by Edward J. Ló́pez ; foreword by Robert D. Tollison, (electronic resource)

Label
The pursuit of justice : law and economics of legal institutions
Title
The pursuit of justice
Title remainder
law and economics of legal institutions
Statement of responsibility
edited by Edward J. Ló́pez ; foreword by Robert D. Tollison
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Published in cooperation with The Independent Institute."
  • "The Pursuit of Justice is a realistic yet hopeful analysis of how the law works in practice rather than in theory. The multi-chapter discussion recognizes that decision makers in the law -- judges, lawyers, juries, police, forensic experts and more -- respond systematically to the incentive structures with which they are confronted. In turn, incentives are a function of economic and institutional design. While these chapters shed light on how perverse incentives result in adverse outcomes, each chapter also suggests institutional reforms that would create better incentives within the legal system"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
LC call number
KF384
LC item number
.P87 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
López, Edward J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Justice
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Law reform
  • Rule of law
  • Law
  • Law
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • Justice
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Law
  • Law reform
  • Rule of law
  • United States
Label
The pursuit of justice : law and economics of legal institutions, edited by Edward J. Ló́pez ; foreword by Robert D. Tollison, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-282) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An introduction to the pursuit of justice / Edward J. López -- The rise of government law enforcement in England / Nicholas A. Curott and Edward P. Stringham -- Electoral pressures and the legal system : friends of foes? / Russell S. Sobel, Matt E. Ryan, and Joshua C. Hall -- Romancing forensics : legal failure in forensic science administration / Roger G. Koppl -- Judicial checks on corruption / Adriana S. Cordis -- Effects of judicial selection on criminal sentencing / Aleksandar Tomic and Jahn K. Hakes -- Economic development takings as government failure / Ilya Somin -- On the impossibility of "just compensation" when property is taken : an ethical and epistemic inquiry / John Brätland -- The lawyer-judge hypothesis / Benjamin H. Barton -- Class action rent extraction : theory and evidence of legal extortion / Jeffrey Haymond -- Cy pres and its predators / Charles N.W. Keckler -- Licensing lawyers : failure in the provision of legal services / Adam B. Summers
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780230109490
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
485486
System control number
  • (OCoLC)690123250
  • (OCoLC)ocn690123250
Label
The pursuit of justice : law and economics of legal institutions, edited by Edward J. Ló́pez ; foreword by Robert D. Tollison, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-282) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An introduction to the pursuit of justice / Edward J. López -- The rise of government law enforcement in England / Nicholas A. Curott and Edward P. Stringham -- Electoral pressures and the legal system : friends of foes? / Russell S. Sobel, Matt E. Ryan, and Joshua C. Hall -- Romancing forensics : legal failure in forensic science administration / Roger G. Koppl -- Judicial checks on corruption / Adriana S. Cordis -- Effects of judicial selection on criminal sentencing / Aleksandar Tomic and Jahn K. Hakes -- Economic development takings as government failure / Ilya Somin -- On the impossibility of "just compensation" when property is taken : an ethical and epistemic inquiry / John Brätland -- The lawyer-judge hypothesis / Benjamin H. Barton -- Class action rent extraction : theory and evidence of legal extortion / Jeffrey Haymond -- Cy pres and its predators / Charles N.W. Keckler -- Licensing lawyers : failure in the provision of legal services / Adam B. Summers
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780230109490
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
485486
System control number
  • (OCoLC)690123250
  • (OCoLC)ocn690123250

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