- Title Pages
- The Rule of Law in America
- An Exceptional Nation?
- Are Americans More Litigious?
- Lawyers as Spam
- Regulation and Litigation
- Does Product Liability Law Make Us Safer?
- The American Illness and Comparative Civil Procedure
- The Proportionality Principle and the Amount In Controversy
- The Allocation of Discovery Costs and the Foundations of Modern Procedure
- Does Increased Litigation Increase Justice in a Second-Best World?
- A Tamer Tort Law
- The Expansion of Modern U.S. Tort Law and Its Excesses
- Regulation, Taxation, and Litigation
- An English Lawyer Looks at American Contract Law
- Text versus Context
- Exit and the American Illness
- The Dramatic Rise of Consumer Protection Law
- How American Corporate and Securities Law Drives Business Offshore
- Corporate Crime, Overcriminalization, and the Failure of American Public Morality
- The Legacy of Progressive Thought
- The Rule of Law and China
- (p.472) Overtaking
- The American Illness
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This chapter discusses sustained growth as the first economic goal of the legal system. It also explores the economic goals of intellectual property and technology policy and some laws that slow the economic growth in the United States as compared with other nations.
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