Posner, Richard A.

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POSNER, Richard A.

POSNER, Richard A. American, b. 1939. Genres: Law, Economics, Philosophy, Sex. Career: Law clerk to Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr.; assistant to Federal Trade Commissioner Philip Elman; assistant to U.S. Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall; general counsel of President Lyndon B. Johnson's Task Force on Communications Policy; Stanford University, Stanford, CA, teacher of law, 1968; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, professor to Lee and Brena Freeman Professor of Law, 1969- 81; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Chicago, judge, 1981-93, chief judge, 1993-; writer. President, Lexecon, Inc. (economic and legal consultants), 1977-81; senior lecturer, University of Chicago, 1981-. Publications: Economic Analysis of Law, 1972, 4th ed., 1992; Antitrust Cases, Economic Notes, and Other Materials, 1974, 2nd ed., (with F.H. Easterbrook), 1981; (with G. Casper) A Study of the Supreme Court's Caseload, 1974; Antitrust Law: An Economic Perspective, 1976; (with Casper) The Workload of the Supreme Court, 1976; (with A.T. Kronman) The Economics of Contract Law, 1979; (with K.E. Scott) Economics of Corporation Law and Securities Regulation, 1981; Cases and Economic Notes on Antitrust, 2nd ed., 1981; The Economics of Justice, 1981; (with Easterbrook) 1982-83 Supplement to Antitrust Cases, Economic Notes, and Other Materials, 1982; Tort Law: Cases and Economic Analysis, 1982; The Federal Courts: Crisis and Reform, 1985; (with W.M. Landes) The Economic Structure of Tort Law, 1987; Law and Literature: A Misunderstood Relation, 1988; The Problems of Jurisprudence, 1990; Cardozo: A Study in Reputation, 1990; Sex and Reason, 1992; (with T.J. Philipson) Private Choices and Public Health: The Aids Epidemic in an Economic Perspective, 1993; Aging and Old Age, 1995; Overcoming Law, 1995; The Federal Courts: Challenge and Reform, 1996; (with K. Silbaugh) A Guide to America's Sex Laws, 1996; An Affair of State: The Investigation, Impeachment, and Trial of President Clinton, 1999; Frontiers of Legal Theory, 2001; Breaking the Deadlock, 2001. Address: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 219 South Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60604, U.S.A.