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Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law; Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics February 21, 2008 RILE Working Paper No. 2008/03 Published in P. Sabiha Khanum (Ed), Economic Torts , Hyderabad: The Icfai University Press 2009, p. 22-57. Abstract:      In the economic analysis of tort law, scant attention is paid to justifications and excuses. An injurer invoking a justification argues that he did not act wrongfully. Excuses imply that the injurer acted wrongfully, but that his act cannot be imputed to him. If torts are described in general terms, on an ...
literature that "identifies and promotes an economic order that conforms to Islamic scripture and traditions," and in the economic world an interest-free Islamic banking system, grounded in Sharia 's condemnation of interest ( Riba ). The literature originated in "the lates 1940s, and especially" after "the mid-1960s." 1 The banking system developed during the 1970s. 2 Islamic economic literatures' central features have been called "behavioral norms" derived from the Quran and Sunna , zakat tax as the basis of Islamic fiscal policy and prohibition of interest . 1 . In Shia Islam, ...
The Private Law of Public Law: Public Authorities as Shareholders ...
Larry Catá Backer's comments on current issues in transnational law and policy. These essays focus on the constitution of regulatory communities (political, economic, and religious) as they manage their constituencies and the conflicts between them. The context is globalization. This is an academic field-free zone: expect to travel "without documents" through the sometimes strongly guarded boundaries of international relations, constitutional, international, comparative, and corporate law. I recently participated in an excellent conference hosted by Ralf Michaels . The conference was entitled The New ... market research, surveys and trends
Law Talk - Legal Theory Lexicon
A new entry appears each week on Sunday. The most recent posts appear on this page. To access older posts use the "Table of Contents" below. (Many of the Legal Theory Lexicon posts have benefitted from comments by Ken Simons of the Boston University School of Law.) Legal Theory Lexicon 004: The Reasonable Person Who is the reasonable person and why hasn't she been attending class? Introduction Good morning from Newton, Massachusetts. Today's Legal theory Lexicon is about the "reasonable person," who used to be the "reasonable man" and is now occasionally the "reasonable ... market research, surveys and trends


Public choice and the economic analysis of anarchy: A survey
Electronic copy available at: ... is most obvious for the millions of people who live under what are ..... By declaring private torts also to be violations of the king's peace, they could ..... whale owning 100 percent of it might encourage free riding by those who let others do ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
TortsProf Blog: January 22, 2006 - January 28, 2006
According to the Second Superseding Indictment, the conspiracy count charged that defendants Livdahl, Karim, Toxin Research International, Inc., Powderz, Inc., The Cosmetic Pharmacy, Inc., and Z-Spa, Inc., conspired to purchase 3,081 vials, each containing five nanograms of Botulinum Toxin Type A and other ingredients, in a formulation designed to imitate Allergan’s Botox®Cosmetic, the only product made with Botulinum Toxin Type A that is approved by the FDA for use in human beings. The defendants then engaged in a scheme to defraud by marketing and selling to health care providers for use in human patients the fake Botox as a ... industry trends, business articles and survey research


Teaching Economic Torts
economic torts and to provide teaching materials, identifies some themes ... This is an opportune time to consider whether and how economic torts ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Sanctioning Cartel Activity: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime
This essay explains how economic analysis and enforcement experience support the conclusion that cartel activity should be viewed as a serious crime and punished with serious sanctions on both business enterprises and individuals. My subtitle provides part of the argument: "Let the punishment fit the crime." As many before me, I borrow William Schwenck Gilbert's memorable line from The Mikado , a contemporary of the earliest criminal statutes relating to cartel activity. (1) For historic background and current context, I initially review the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Law and Economics (Syllabus) 2010
Economic Analysis” American Journal of Comparative Law (2004). ( abstract=276993). Topic VI. Economics of Tort Law. Readings: ...
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