By: Peter W. Huber (author)Paperback

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This controversial book describes the transformation of modern tort law since the 1960s, and shows how the dramatic increase in liability lawsuits has had an adverse effect on the safety, health, the cost of insurance, and individual rights.

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About Author

Peter W. Huber, an M.I.T.-trained engineer and a Harvard law graduate, has also taught at M.I.T. and formerly clerked for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. A Manhattan Institute Fellow, he lives in Washington, D.C.


* Uncommon Law * The Death of Contract * A Search for New Rules * Knowledge of the Law Is No Excuse * The New Town Meeting * Resetting the Clock * Sentence Without Verdict * Pain and Punishment * Insurance in Retreat * What is Deterred? * Rights in Collision * Compassion by Consent * Choosing Safety * Consent and Coercion

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/06/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780465039197
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780465039197
  • weight: 319
  • ISBN10: 0465039197

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