Richard Epstein

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Libertarianism [edit]

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Richard Epstein is currently a professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School. He has written on a wide variety of legal topics, and is known for a generally libertarian approach to issues in legal theory. Perhaps his most well-known work is Takings: Private Property Under the Power of Eminent Domain, published by Harvard University Press in 1985. Epstein is also well-known for his arguments against anti-discrimination laws.

Bibliography of works by Epstein

  • Skepticism and Freedom: A Modern Case for Classical Liberalism (University of Chicago Press 2003).
  • The Vote: Bush, Gore & the Supreme Court (University of Chicago Press 2001) (with Cass Sunstein).
  • Cases and Materials on Torts, 7th ed. (Aspen Law & Business 2000); 6th ed. (Little, Brown & Co. 1995); 5th ed, (Little, Brown & Co. 1990).
  • Liberty, Property and the Law (5 Volumes, with series introduction and volume introductions) (Garlard Press 2000) (editor).
  • Torts (Aspen Law & Business 1999).
  • Principles for a Free Society: Reconciling Individual Liberty with the Common Good (Perseus 1998).
  • Mortal Peril: Our Inalienable Right to Health Care? (Addison-Wesley 1997).
  • Simple Rules for Complex World (Harvard University Press 1995).
  • Bargaining with the State (Princeton University Press 1993).
  • Torts Supplement for Epstein, Cases and Materials on Torts (Little, Brown Inc. 1993).
  • Forbidden Grounds: The Case Against Employment Discrimination Laws (Harvard University Press, 1992).
  • The Bill of Rights in the Modern State (University of Chicago Press 1992) (ed., with Geoffrey R. Stone & Cass R. Sunstein).
  • Supplement to Cases and Materials on Tort (Little, Brown & Co. 1987).
  • Labor Law and the Employment Market (New Brunswick Transaction Press 1985) (ed., with Jeffrey Paul).
  • Takings: Private Property Under the Power of Eminent Domain (Harvard University Press 1985).
  • Cases and Materials on the Law of Tort (Little, Brown 1984) (with C. Gregory and H. Kalven: 4th ed.)
  • Supplement to Cases and Materials on the Law of Tort (Little, Brown 1981).
  • Modern Products Liability Law (Quorum Books of the Greenwood Press 1980).
  • Cases and Materials on the Law of Tort (Little, Brown 1977) (with C. Gregory and H. Kalven: 3d ed.)

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