Too Good To Be True: The Positive Economic Theory of Law

@article{Balkin1987TooGT,
  title={Too Good To Be True: The Positive Economic Theory of Law},
  author={Jack M. Balkin},
  journal={Columbia Law Review},
  year={1987},
  volume={87},
  pages={1447}
}
  • J. Balkin
  • Published 1 November 1987
  • Economics
  • Columbia Law Review

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