Omri Ben-Shahar is the Frank and Bernice Greenberg Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. This volume brings together a variety of outlooks, including economic, psychological, philosophical, and comparative approaches to law, to explore these and related issues. How do the American and European traditions compare? Should Products Liability Be Based on Hindsight? Tel Aviv, 2017 in Hebrew. He is the founder of the journal Theoretical Inquiries in Law and was its editor in chief in the years 1999-2003. Porat has written numerous articles in the areas of torts and contracts and is the author of the books Contributory Fault in the Law of Contracts and Tort Liability under Uncertainty with Alex Stein. For generations, contract liability has been viewed as a no-fault regime, in sharp contrast to tort liability.
Ariel Porat is Alain Poher Professor of Law at Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law and its former Dean, as well as Fischel-Neil Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. Ramot Press, 1993 in Hebrew. Is it immoral to breach a contract? The ability to jump ahead and back is crucial when reading this kind of material. Why breach of contract may not be immoral given the incompleteness of contracts Steven Shavell-- 18. In exploring these and related issues, the essays in this volume bring together a variety of outlooks, including economic, psychological, philosophical, and comparative approaches to law.
Legal Stud 115 2011 with Eric Posner Damages for Unlicensed Use, 78 U. Contract law and the willfulness diversion Barry E. In exploring these and related issues, the essays in this volume bring together a variety of outlooks, including economic, psychological, philosophical, and comparative approaches to law. The Tentative Case against Flexibility in Commercial Law, University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. Is there room for a calculus of fault within the 'efficient breach' framework? How can it be justified? From 1997-2002, he was the Director of the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law. Fault in contract law Eric A. The link between definitions and damages Richard Craswell-- 11.
The productive tension between official and unofficial stories of fault in contract law Martha M. Is it a real divide-two opposite branches of liability within private law-or is it merely a rhetorical myth? How do the American and European traditions compare? Why breach of contract may not be immoral given the incompleteness of contracts Steven Shavell; 18. Is there room for a calculus of fault within the 'efficient breach' framework? For generations, contract liability has been viewed as a no-fault regime, in sharp contrast to tort liability. Responsibility: edited by Omri Ben-Shahar, Ariel Porat. .
In partial defense of strict liability in contract Robert E. A Framework for Optimal Liability, 70 Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems 101 2007 with Mitu Gulati Against Irreparable Benefits, 116 Yale L. How fault shapes contract law George M. Should a breaching party be punished more harshly for willful breach? Ben-Shahar is the editor of the Journal of Legal Studies and, recently, the book Boilerplate: Foundation of Market Contracts. An information theory of willful breach Oren Bar-Gill and Omri Ben-Shahar; 13. Hart Publishing, 2010 with Alex Stein.
Willful breach: an efficient screen for efficient breach Peter Siegelman and Steve Thel; 12. He has written extensively in the areas of contract law, products liability, and law and economics. Professional Experience University of Chicago 2013 - Leo and Eileen Herzel Professor of Law 2011- Kearny Director, Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics 2008- 2012 Frank and Bernice Greenberg Professor of Law University of Michigan 2006-2008 Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law and Economics 2001-2006 Professor of Law and Economics 1999-2001 Assistant Professor of Law and Economics Tel-Aviv University 1995-1998 Assistant Professor of Law and Economics Education 1995 Harvard University, PhD, Economics 1999 Harvard University, S. The Morality of Breach: 17. When is a willful breach 'willful'? Does it matter if the victim of breach engaged in contributory fault? Willful breach: an efficient screen for efficient breach Peter Siegelman and Steve Thel-- 12. The Case for Strict Liability: 1. A comparative fault defense in contract law Ariel Porat-- 15.
The many faces of fault in contract law: or how to do economics right, without really trying Richard A. In law and economics, legal rules are understood as incentives, evaluated within a framework in which parties take actions to prevent different types of loss. The productive tension between official and unofficial stories of fault in contract law Martha M. This is perhaps one of the most striking divides within private law, the most important difference between the law of voluntary and nonvoluntary obligations. Fault and harm in breach of contract Dori Kimel; 19. In September, Frank and Bernice J. Ramot Press, 2001 in Hebrew.
Tel Aviv, 2012 in Hebrew. Does it matter if the victim of breach engaged in contributory fault? An information theory of willful breach Oren Bar-Gill and Omri Ben-Shahar-- 13. The basic rule of liability in contract law is no fault. Stipulated damages, super-strict liability, and mitigation in contract law Saul Levmore-- 16. Informed Courts, Uninformed Individual and the Economics of Judicial Hindsight, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. The context of the loss can diverge between contract and tortaccidents to strangers versus harm to a known breached-against party-but the underlying framework of incentives is similar, if not identical.
The Erosion of Rights By Past Breach, American Law and Economics Review, Vol. Teaching Experience Contract Law Trademarks and Unfair Competition Law Consumer Law Commercial Transactions Insurance Law Electronic Commerce Law and Economics Law School and Economics Department The Law and Economics of Intellectual Property Game Theory and The Law Food Law. Representing an unprecedented joint effort from top scholars in the field, this volume collects original contributions to examine the fundamental role of 'fault' in contract law. Ascent of Contract versus Contract upon Assent: Addendum, 152 U. The link between definitions and damages Richard Craswell; 11. Porat is a member of the American Law Institute, a former board member of the American Law and Economics Association and a former president of the Israeli Law and Economics Association.