5 thoughts on “Fault in Contract Law: Richard Posner, “Let Us Never Blame a Contract Breaker”

  1. Sorry Epstein, but a requirement that the defendant have made a choice is not a "moral element" (though it overlaps moral intuition); it's simply a means of ensuring that punishment (or damages) is not imposed unless it has a chance of influencing the behavior of others. Holmes is simply giving a secular reason for a nominally moral element.

  2. The below is an insightful Comment of which I am quoting in full as I am posting it on my Google+ Page, and as Intellectual Property is Property of great import, I wouldn't want to be accused of thievery.

    eswyatt
     Sorry Epstein, but a requirement that the defendant have made a choice is not a "moral element" (though it overlaps moral intuition); it's simply a means of ensuring that punishment (or damages) is not imposed unless it has a chance of influencing the behavior of others. Holmes is simply giving a secular reason for a nominally moral element.

  3. hi can you guide me in finding "Construction Law and Dispute Resolution" course in US? I m quite frustrated, why such an important course is not easy find there! I am a Civil Engineer and I want to gain 'law' knowledge in my filed, but couldn't find, other hand Its very easily available in UK leading universities. Any guidance

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