Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

National Law Journal on Chicago's Summer Program in Law and Economics

Chicago Law spreading the message to the Chinese
Karen Sloan
National Law Journal
July 2, 2012

The University of Chicago Law School is taking its teachings on the intersection of law and economics global with a new summer program for international scholars and policy makers.

Faculty: 
Eric Posner
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Richard A. Posner
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Douglas G. Baird
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Saul Levmore

Epstein: "A Taste of Government-Run Healthcare"

A Taste of Government-Run Healthcare
Richard A. Epstein
Defining Ideas
June 26, 2012

In his recent article in National Affairs, “Changing the FDA’s Culture,” Dr. Scott Gottlieb rightly takes the FDA to task for its retrograde attitudes on the approval of new drugs for sale in the United States market. But he is far too kind to the FDA.

Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein

Law and Development of Middle-Income Countries: Session VII

Session VII of this conference, organized by Tom Ginsburg, was recorded on April 21, 2012. It included: 


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Law and Development of Middle-Income Countries: Session VI

Session VI of this conference, organized by Tom Ginsburg, was recorded on April 21, 2012. It included:  


96:57 minutes (1.14 KB)

Epstein: "Psychology vs. Public Policy"

Psychology vs. Public Policy
Richard A. Epstein
Defining Ideas
June 19, 2012

I first met Jonathan Haidt at an academic conference on psychology held in Berlin in 2004, and was impressed with his findings about how ordinary people make moral decisions in their everyday lives.

Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein

Epstein on Retired NFL Players' Head Trauma Suit

Can Recent NFL Retirees Score Big in Head Trauma Suits?
Richard A. Epstein
Ricochet.com
June 11, 2012

The recent story about the large number of famous NFL players who are now suing the NFL for their head injuries has to stir up conflicting emotions in any neutral observer.

Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein

Sr. Lecturer Ken Dam is Arbitrator in Jeremy Lin Contract Case

Hearing Held on Lin’s Contract Status
Howard Beck
The New York Times
June 13, 2012

An arbitrator will decide in the next two weeks whether to grant so-called Bird rights to Jeremy Lin and three other N.B.A.

Faculty: 
Kenneth W. Dam

Epstein on SCOTUS Decision in Armour v. Indianapolis

Intellectual Laziness on the Supreme Court
Richard A. Epstein
Defining Ideas
June 12, 2012

In the run up to the Supreme Court’s decision on health care, few people will pay any attention to the Court’s most recent constitutional failure of intellectual nerve in Armour v. Indianapolis. But they should.

Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein

Harmonization, Preferences, and the Calculus of Consent in Commercial and Other Law

Author: 
Saul Levmore

The European Union is exploring a move toward harmonization in the form of a common commercial code (CESL), with some mandatory provisions especially with respect to consumer law, but alsoincorporating a large dose of business-to-business law that would be optional at the enterprise, rather than jurisdictional, level.

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