Richard A. Posner

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General Information

Name: Richard A. Posner

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1939 in New York City, New York

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Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Posner is a judge on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

In 1969, Posner moved to the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School. He was a founding editor of the Journal of Legal Studies and is currently a Senior Lecturer.

In 1981, Posner was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Posner was confirmed by the United States Senate and received his commission in the same year. He served as Chief Judge of that court from 1993 to 2000 while remaining a part-time professor at the University of Chicago.

Published Works

  • The Crises of Capitalist Democracy, Harvard University Press, 2010
  • How Judges Think, Harvard University Press, 2010
  • Economic Analysis of Law, Aspen Publishers, 2007
  • A Failure of Capitalism: The Crises of 2008 and the Decent into Depression, Harvard University Press, 2011
  • Sex and Reason, Harvard University Press, 1994
  • Uncommon Sense: Economic Insights..., University of Chicago Press, 2010
  • Not a Suicide Pact: The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency, Oxford University Press, 2006
  • Anti-Trust Law, Second Edition, University of Chicago Press, 2001
  • Catastophe: Risk and Response, Oxford University Press, 2005
  • Law and Literature: Third Edition, Harvard University Press, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy

ISBN: 0674055748
Release Date: 2010-03-31

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How Judges Think (Pims - Polity Immigration and Society Series)

ISBN: 0674048067
Release Date: 2010-05-01

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Economic Analysis of Law

ISBN: 0735563543
Release Date: 2007-02-07

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Sex and Reason

ISBN: 0674802802
Release Date: 1994-01-01

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Not a Suicide Pact: The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency (Inalienable Rights)

ISBN: 0195304276
Release Date: 2006-09-01

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Antitrust Law, Second Edition

ISBN: 0226675769
Release Date: 2001-12-01

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Catastrophe: Risk and Response

ISBN: 0195306473
Release Date: 2005-12-08

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Law and Literature: Third Edition

ISBN: 0674032462
Release Date: 2009-04-30

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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