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Legal Theory Bookworm: "Oxford Handbook of Distributive Justice" edited by Olsaretti

The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Oxford Handbook of Distributive Justice, edited by Serena Olsaretti.  Here is a description: Distributive justice has come to the fore in political philosophy in recent decades: how should we arrange our social and economic institutions so … Continue reading

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Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Schoolhouse Gate" by Driver

The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind by Justin Driver.  Here is a description: An award-winning constitutional law scholar at the University of Chicago (who clerked for Judge Merrick B. Garland, … Continue reading

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Legal Theory Bookworm: "Objection" by Lieberman & Patrick

The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Objection: Disgust, Morality, and the Law by Debra Lieberman & Carlton Patrick.  Here is a description: Why do we consider incest wrong, even when it occurs between consenting adults unable to have children? Why are words that gross us … Continue reading

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Legal Theory Bookworm: "Patent Wars" by Cotter

The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Patent Wars: How Patents Impact Our Daily Lives by Thomas F. Cotter.  Here is the abstract: Patents are ubiquitous in contemporary life. Practically everything we use incorporates one or more patented inventions, and recent years have witnessed epic disputes … Continue reading

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Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Law of Good People" by Feldman

The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Law of Good People: Challenging States' Ability to Regulate Human Behavior by Yuval Feldman.  Here is a description: Currently, the dominant enforcement paradigm is based on the idea that states deal with 'bad people' – or those pursuing … Continue reading

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