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Philosophy of Law

The Supreme Court’s Need for Libertarian Law

  • Walter E. Block
  • Roy Whitehead
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Classical Liberalism book series (PASTCL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Discrimination

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 3-40
    3. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 41-74
    4. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 75-108
    5. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 109-137
    6. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 139-181
  3. Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 185-208
    3. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 209-239
  4. Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-241
    2. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 243-256
    3. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 257-280
    4. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 281-317
    5. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 319-350
  5. Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 351-351
    2. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 353-371
    3. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 373-414
  6. Crime

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 415-415
    2. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 417-442
    3. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 443-495
    4. Walter E. Block, Roy Whitehead
      Pages 497-508
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 509-520

About this book

Introduction

Looking at discrimination, education, environment, health and crime, this volume analyses United States Supreme Court rulings on several legal issues and proposed libertarian solutions to each problem. Setting their own liberal theory of law, each chapter discusses the law at hand, what it should be, and what it would be if their political economic philosophy were the justification of the legal practice. Covering issues such as sexual harassment, religion, markets in human organs, drug prohibition and abortion, this book is a timely contribution to classical liberal debate on law and economics.

Keywords

Law and economics Philosophy of law United States Supreme Court Libertarian theory of law Economic conservatism Political philosophy Economic philosophy Gender equity and law Sexual harassment in the workplace Environmental justice Economics of Human Organ Transplantation Drug control laws Libertarian legal philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Walter E. Block
    • 1
  • Roy Whitehead
    • 2
  1. 1.Loyola UniversityCARROLLTONUSA
  2. 2.University of Central ArkansasConwayUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-28360-5
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and the Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-28359-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-28360-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2662-6470
  • Series Online ISSN 2662-6489
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