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organized a lecture given on March 22, 2010 in Bratislava (and on March 24, 2010 in Vienna and also on March 25, 2010 in Košice) within
Conservative Economic Quarterly Lecture Series /CEQLS/
Richard A. Epstein
Professor of Law, The University of Chicago
Economic and Legal Foundations of a Free Society
Peter Gonda, the Conservative Institute chief economist
Richard A. Epstein: CEQLS Lecture for the Conservative Institute, Bratislava, March 22, 2010
Richard A. Epstein: Discussion after the CEQLS Lecture for the Conservative Institute, Bratislava, March 22, 2010
About Richard A. Epstein
Prof. Richard A. Epstein is the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1972. He has also been the Peter and Kirstin Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 2000. Prior to joining the University of Chicago Law School faculty, he taught law at the University of Southern California from 1968 to 1972. He served as Interim Dean from February to June, 2001.
He received an LLD, hc, from the University of Ghent, 2003. He has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
since 1985 and a Senior Fellow of the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago Medical School, also since 1983.
He served as editor of the Journal of Legal Studies from 1981 to 1991, and of the Journal of Law and Economics from 1991 to 2001. At present he is a director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics.
- Supreme Neglect: How to Revive the Constitutional Protection of Property Rights (Oxford 2008);
- Antitrust Decrees in Theory and Practice: Why Less Is More (AEI 2007);
- Overdose: How Excessive Government Regulation Stifles Pharmaceutical Innovation (Yale University Press 2006);
- How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution (Cato 2006);
- Cases and Materials on Torts (Aspen Law & Business; 8th ed. 2004);
- Skepticism and Freedom: A Modern Case for Classical Liberalism (University of Chicago 2003);
- Cases and Materials on Torts (Aspen Law & Business; 7th ed. 2000);
- Principles for a Free Society: Reconciling Individual Liberty with the Common Good (Perseus Books 1998);
- Mortal Peril: Our Inalienable Rights to Health Care (Addison-Wesley 1997);
- Simple Rules for a Complex World (Harvard 1995);
- Bargaining with the State (Princeton 1993);
- Forbidden Grounds: The Case against Employment Discrimination Laws (Harvard 1992);
- Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain (Harvard 1985);
- Modern Products Liability Law (Greenwood Press 1980).
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