Gordon Tullocks Critique of the Common Law
By William F. Shughart II
Although most political economists in Gordon Tullocks camp hold favorable views of the common law tradition, Tullock believed its institutions were too vulnerable to error, rent seeking, and corruption. Such criticisms, however, also apply to Tullocks preferred alternative, civil law.
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