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    • Climate Change Justice 

      Sunstein, Cass Robert; Posner, Eric (Georgetown University Law Center, 2008)
      Greenhouse gas reductions would cost some nations much more than others, and benefit some nations far less than others. Significant reductions would impose especially large costs on the United States, and recent projections ...
    • Dollars and Death 

      Posner, Eric; Sunstein, Cass Robert (University of Chicago Press, 2005)
      Administrative regulations and tort law both impose controls on activities that cause mortality risks, but they do so in puzzlingly different ways. Under a relatively new and still-controversial procedure, administrative ...
    • Should Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rights Be Allocated on a Per Capita Basis? 

      Sunstein, Cass Robert; Posner, Eric (California Law Review Inc., 2009)
      Many people believe that the problem of climate change would be best handled by an international agreement that includes a system of cap and trade. Such a system would impose a global cap on greenhouse gases emissions and ...
    • Soft Law: Lessons from Congressional Practice 

      Gersen, Jacob E.; Posner, Eric (Stanford Law School, 2008)
      Soft law consists of rules issued by lawmaking bodies that do not comply with procedural formalities necessary to give the rules legal status yet nonetheless influence the behavior of other lawmaking bodies and of the ...
    • Timing Rules and Legal Institutions 

      Gersen, Jacob E.; Posner, Eric (Harvard University, Harvard Law School, 2007)
      Constitutional and legislative restrictions on the timing of legislation and regulation are ubiquitous, but these “timing rules” have received little attention in the legal literature. Yet the timing of a law can be just ...