Part I: Property (5 lectures, March 18 – March 24)
What is Property? An Infinity of Rights; Creating Property; A Neighborly Dispute; “It Doesn’t Matter Who Wins”
Homework I due Monday, March 25 at 8 a.m.
Part II: Exchange and Efficiency (5 lectures, March 25 – March 31)
The Coase Theorem; Posner’s Corollary; Stacks of Flax; A Hundred LeRoys; Owning History
Homework II due Monday, April 1 at 8 a.m.
Part III: Externality (6 lectures, April 1 – April 7)
Externality; Markets for Goods; Markets for Bads; Liability; Pigou and Voltaire; Internal Policing
Homework III due Monday, April 8 at 8 a.m.
Part IV: Crime and Punishment (8 lectures, April 8 – April 14)
Retribution and Deterrence; Torts; The Costs of Crimes; Organized Vengeance; Efficient Crimes; One Crime at a Time; Pricing Crimes; A Certain Kind of Justice
Homework IV due Monday, April 15 at 8 a.m.
Part V: Property, Utility and Technology (8 lectures, April 15 – April 21)
Property and Police; Erasing the Bright Red Line; Locke and Bentham, Even Now; The Competition of Technologies; Intellectual Goods; Locks and Keys; A Peculiar Property Right; The New Fair Use
Homework V due Monday, April 22 at 8 a.m.
Part VI: Criminal Procedure (7 lectures, April 22 – April 28)
The Disappearing Trial; Plea Bargaining; A Prisoner’s Dilemma; “An Essential Component;” The Virtues of Candor; Two Kinds of Systems; European Plea Bargains?
Homework VI due Monday, April 29 at 8 a.m.
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