Lior Jacob Strahilevitz

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… [M]y account of the file-swapping networks has focused predominantly on the downloading aspect of the file-swapping transactions. It has explained how downloading files from these networks became socially acceptable and why a downloader of unlicensed copies of copyrighted content was likely to encounter few, if any, social sanctions from those individuals(More)
This Article provides the first comprehensive account of personalized default rules and personalized disclosure in the law. Under a personalized approach to default rules, individuals are assigned default terms in contracts or wills that are tailored to their own personalities, characteristics, and past behaviors. Similarly, disclosures by firms or the(More)
The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and(More)
You probably think of nineteenth century Great Britain as a place without any substantial social safety net aside from the Church. In fact, England had a well-developed welfare system in the nineteenth century, with local government functionaries dispensing cash. Early in the nineteenth century, low-level British functionaries knew almost all the people who(More)
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