Economics, Law and Individual Rights
Hugo M. Mialon, Paul H. Rubin
Taylor & Francis, Mar 4, 2008 - Business & Economics - 448 pages
This is the first book to examine individual rights from an economic perspective, collecting together leading articles in this emerging area of interest and showing the vibrant and expanding scholarship that relates them. Areas covered include
The focus of these papers is both theoretical and empirical, examining how economics can illuminate the entire sequence of crime and punishment, from the decision to commit a crime, to police methods for apprehending and arresting criminals, to the rules used in trials to the scope of punishment for the convicted.