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Indignation: Psychology, Politics, Law
Moral intuitions operate in much the same way as other intuitions do; what makes the moral domain is distinctive is its foundations in the emotions, beliefs, and response tendencies that define indignation. The intuitive ...
Regulating Search Engines: Taking Stock And Looking Ahead
Since the creation of the first pre-Web Internet search engines in the early 1990s, search engines have become almost as important as email as a primary online activity. Arguably, search engines are among the most important ...
On Being a Religious Professional: The Religious Turn in Professional Ethics
(University of Pennsylvania, 2001)
Valuing Life: A Plea for Disaggregation
(Duke University School of Law, 2004)
Each government agency uses a uniform figure to measure the value of a statistical life (VSL). This is a serious mistake. The very theory that underlies current practice calls for far more individuation of the relevant ...
Cost-Benefit Analysis and Relative Position
(University of Chicago Law School, 2000)
Current estimates of regulatory benefits are too low, and likely far too low, because they ignore a central point about valuation - namely, that people care not only about their absolute economic position, but also about ...
What Did Lawrence Hold? Of Autonomy, Desuetude, Sexuality, and Marriage
(The Law School of the University of Chicago, 2003)
The Supreme Court’s decision in Lawrence v. Texas is best seen as a cousin to Griswold v. Connecticut, invalidating a ban on the use of contraception within marriage,and Reed v. Reed, invalidating a preference for men over ...
Social and Economic Rights? Lessons from South Africa
Do social and economic rights belong in a democratic constitution? Skeptics have wondered whether it is possible to constitutionalize such rights without imposing an untenable managerial responsibility on courts. In an ...
Libertarian Paternalism Is Not an Oxymoron
The idea of libertarian paternalism might seem to be an oxymoron, but it is both possible and legitimate for private and public institutions to affect behavior while also respecting freedom of choice. Often people’s ...
Statistics, Not Experts
(Duke University School of Law, 2001)