Professor

Eric Posner

University of Chicago Law School
Area
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specialty
Law
Member Since
2010
Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law. Using doctrine, pragmatism, and economics, made fundamental contributions to contract, international, and immigration law. Other research areas include: social norms, collective action problems, law and the new literature on happiness, and the question of judicial salaries and political bias. Author/editor of Law and Social Norms (2000); The Limits of International Law (2005), Terror in the Balance: Security, Liberty, and the Courts (2007); Perils of Global Legalism (2009); Climate Change Justice (2010); and Journal of Legal Studies (2000).
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