Recent Faculty Books – Fall 2006

Freeman--Twenty-In “Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience” (Oxford University Press, 2006), Professor Jody Freeman LL.M. ’91 S.J.D. ’95 and Charles D. Kolstad (editors) offer a collection of essays that rethink the dichotomy between regulatory and market-based approaches to environmental law and focus instead on the ways these approaches sometimes interact compatibly.

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FriedIn “Modern Liberty” (W.W. Norton & Co., 2006), Professor Charles Fried examines how the modern welfare state has redefined our ideas about individual liberty. Equality and liberty are often at odds, he argues, and a dense web of government regulations supports some of our personal freedoms but threatens others.

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tushnetProfessor Mark Tushnet is one of the editors of “International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and Analysis” (Cambridge University Press, 2006), a compendium and history of the legal instruments and case law governing international human rights and humanitarian law.

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vermueleIn “Judging under Uncertainty: An Institutional Theory of Legal Interpretation” (Harvard University Press, 2006), Professor Adrian Vermeule ’93 takes up the question: How should judges interpret statutes and the Constitution? His approach draws upon legal philosophy, public choice theory, economics, history, social psychology and political science, among other disciplines.