Eric Posner

University of Chicago Law School
Lawyer; Educator
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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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