Bibliographic Details

How judges think / Richard A. Posner.

Author / Creator Posner, Richard A.
Imprint Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, c2008.
Description 387 p. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Judicial process.
Judicial process -- United States.
Rechtspleging.
Toetsingsrecht.
Federale rechtbanken.
Rechtsvinding.
Judicial process.
Verenigde Staten.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6806366
ISBN 9780674028203 (alk. paper)
0674028201 (alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 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.