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Economic Approaches to Legal Reasoning and Interpretation


ISBN13: 9781788111638
Published: June 2018
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £235.00



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This insightful single-volume compilation brings together the most important contemporary work by experts in the economic analysis of legal reasoning and interpretation. The collection explores a wide range of topics in the field, from constitutional to statutory interpretation, precedent and the interpretation of contracts. The articles raise key questions concerning the optimal construction of institutions, the best approach to judicial decision-making, and the best strategies for statutory and contract drafting.

Prefaced by an original introduction by the editor, this collection will be valuable to academics interested in legal reasoning, economic analysis and legal philosophy.

Subjects:
Law and Economics
Contents:
Introduction Brian H. Bix
PART I CONSTITUTIONAL INTERPRETATION
1. A. C. Pritchard and Todd J. Zywicki (1999), ‘Finding the Constitution: An Economic Analysis of Tradition’s Role in Constitutional Interpretation’, North Carolina Law Review, 77 (2), January, 409–521
2. John O. McGinnis (2014), ‘Public Choice Originalism: Bork, Buchanan and the Escape from the Progressive Paradigm’, Journal of Law, Economics and Policy, 10 (3), Fall, 669–88
PART II STATUTORY INTERPRETATION
3. Jonathan R. Macey (1986), ‘Promoting Public-Regarding Legislation through Statutory Interpretation: An Interest Group Model’, Columbia Law Review, 86 (2), March, 223–68
4. John A. Ferejohn and Barry R. Weingast (1992), ‘A Positive Theory of Statutory Interpretation’, International Review of Law and Economics, 12 (2), June, 263–79
5. Robert D. Cooter and Tom Ginsburg (1996), ‘Comparative Judicial Discretion: An Empirical Test of Economic Models’, International Review of Law and Economics, 16 (3), September, 295–313
6. Arthur Lupia and Mathew D. McCubbins (2005), ‘Lost in Translation: Social Choice Theory is Misapplied Against Legislative Intent’, Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, 14 (2), February, 585–617
PART III PRECEDENT
7. William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner (1976), ‘Legal Precedent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis’, Journal of Law and Economics, 19 (2), August, 249–307
8. Erin O’Hara (1993), ‘Social Constraint or Implicit Collusion?: Toward a Game Theoretic Analysis of Stare Decisis’, Seton Hall Law Review, 24 (2), June, 736–78
9. Vincy Fon and Francesco Parisi (2006), ‘Judicial Precedents in Civil Law Systems: A Dynamic Analysis’, International Review of Law and Economics, 26 (4), December, 519–35
10. Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer (2007), ‘Overruling and the Instability of Law’, Journal of Comparative Economics, 35 (2), June, 309–28
PART IV INTERPRETING CONTRACTS
11. Ian Ayres and Robert Gertner (1989), ‘Filling Gaps in Incomplete Contracts: An Economic Theory of Default Rules’, Yale Law Journal, 99 (1), October, 87–130
12. Alan Schwartz (1992), ‘Relational Contracts in the Courts: An Analysis of Incomplete Agreements and Judicial Strategies’, Journal of Legal Studies, 21 (2), June, 271–318
13. Gillian K. Hadfield (1994), ‘Judicial Competence and the Interpretation of Incomplete Contracts’, Journal of Legal Studies, 23 (1), January, 159–84
14. Alan Schwartz and Robert E. Scott (2003), ‘Contract Theory and the Limits of Contract Law’, Yale Law Journal, 113 (3), December, 541–619
15. Avery Wiener Katz (2004), ‘The Economics of Form and Substance in Contract Interpretation’, Columbia Law Review, 104 (2), March, 496–538
16. Richard A. Posner (2005), ‘The Law and Economics of Contract Interpretation’, Texas Law Review, 83 (6), May, 1581–614
17. Alan Schwartz and Robert E. Scott (2010), ‘Contract Interpretation Redux’, Yale Law Journal, 119 (5), March, 926–64
18. Steven J. Burton (2013), ’A Lesson on Some Limits of Economic Analysis: Schwartz and Scott on Contract Interpretation’, Indiana Law Journal, 88 (1), Winter, 339–60
Index

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