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.
Federale rechtbanken.
Judicial process.
Verenigde Staten.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
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.