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How judges think

Richard A. Posner (Author)
A distinguished and experienced appellate court judge, Posner offers in this new book a unique and, to orthodox legal thinkers, startling perspective on how judges and justices decide cases
eBook, English, ©2008
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, ©2008
1 online resource (387 pages)
9780674033832, 0674033833
435532412
Print version:
Nine theories of judicial behavior
The judge as labor-market participant
The judge as occasional legislator
The mind of the legislating judge
The judicial environment : external constraints on judging
Altering the environment : tenure and salary issues
Judicial method : internal constraints on judging
Judges are not law professors
Is pragmatic adjudication inescapable?
The Supreme Court is a political court
Comprehensive constitutional theories
Judicial cosmopolitanism