Liberty, Property, and the Law
First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Richard A. Epstein is the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. He was formerly the editor of the Journal of Legal Studies and now serves as an editor of the Journal of Law and Economics. He has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1985 and has taught a wide range of courses that include Roman Law, Legal History, Political Thought and Law and Economics, as well as a full range of traditional legal courses in contracts, property, tort, and constitutional law. He is the author of, among other books, Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain(1985), Simple Rules for a Complex World (1997), and Principles for a Free Society: Reconciling Individual Liberty and the Common Good. He is also the author of numerous scholarly and journalistic articles, and the editor of Cases and Materials on Torts (7th ed. 2000).