LOCATION4th Floor
Call No. KF389 .A44 2013
Title The American illness : essays on the rule of law / edited by F.H. Buckley.
Location Volume/Copy Barcode Status
 4th Floor  KF389 .A44 2013    35005013768410  DUE 10-28-14
 Acknowledgmentsxi
pt. 1 INTRODUCTION 
 The Rule of Law in America / F.H. Buckley3
pt. 2 RELATIVE DECLINE 
 An Exceptional Nation? / F.H. Buckley43
pt. 3 EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE 
 Are Americans More Litigious? Some Quantitative Evidence / Eric B. Rasmusen69
 Lawyers as Spam: Congressional Capture Explains Why U.S. Lawyers Exceed the Optimum / Stephen P. Magee100
 Regulation and Litigation: Complements or Substitutes? / Jonathan Klick118
 Does Product Liability Law Make Us Safer? / W. Kip Viscusi137
pt. 4 CIVIL PROCEDURE 
 The American Illness and Comparative Civil Procedure / Daniel Jutras159
 The Proportionality Principle and the Amount in Controversy / Peter B. Rutledge175
 The Allocation of Discovery Costs and the Foundations of Modern Procedure / Martin H. Redish201
 Does Increased Litigation Increase Justice in a Second-Best World? / Todd J. Zywicki211
pt. 5 TORT LAW 
 A Tamer Tort Law: The Canada-U.S. Divide / Paul-Erik Veel229
 The Expansion of Modern U.S. Tort Law and Its Excesses / George L. Priest249
 Regulation, Taxation, and Litigation / W. Kip Viscusi270
pt. 6 CONTRACT LAW 
 An English Lawyer Looks at American Contract Law / Michael Bridge291
 Text versus Context: The Failure of the Unitary Law of Contract Interpretation / Robert E. Scott312
 Exit and the American Illness / Larry E. Ribstein336
 The Dramatic Rise of Consumer Protection Law / Eric Helland361
pt. 7 CORPORATE AND SECURITIES LAW 
 How American Corporate and Securities Law Drives Business Offshore / Stephen M. Bainbridge381
pt. 8 CRIMINAL LAW 
 Corporate Crime, Overcriminalization, and the Failure of American Public Morality / Jeffrey S. Parker407
pt. 9 HOW NATIONS GROW (OR DON'T) 
 The Legacy of Progressive Thought: Decline, Not Death, by a Thousand Cuts / Richard A. Epstein435
 Overtaking / Aaron Edlin472
 The Rule of Law and China / Francis Fukuyama487
pt. 10 CHANGING COURSE 
 Reversing / F.H. Buckley505
 Contributors527
 Index531
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
Copyright ©2013
Description xii, 534 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Law -- United States.
Added Author Buckley, F. H. (Francis H.), 1948- editor.
ISBN 9780300175219
0300175213
OCLC No. or Control No. 809926215