Academic Commons

Articles

Does Public Choice Theory Justify Judicial Activism After All?

Merrill, Thomas W.

This article argues that public choice theory does in fact provide limited support for judicial activism. From an economic perspective, it is useful to think of judicial activism as part of a larger market in which a product called "law change" is bought and sold.

Files

Also Published In

Title
Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy

More About This Work

Academic Units
Law
Publisher
Harvard Society for Law and Public Policy
Published Here
November 11, 2015
Academic Commons provides global access to research and scholarship produced at Columbia University, Barnard College, Teachers College, Union Theological Seminary and Jewish Theological Seminary. Academic Commons is managed by the Columbia University Libraries.