Rethinking the Theory of Legal Rights” (with Jody Kraus), 95 Yale Law Journal 1335 (1986)
In the economic approach to law, legal rights are designed, in part, to overcome the conditions under which markets fail. In correcting for market failure, economic analysis endorses two rules for assigning legal rights.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Coleman, Jules L., "Rethinking the Theory of Legal Rights" (1986). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 4199.