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  • Decision errors, legal uncertainty and welfare : a general treatment 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Katsoulacos, Yannis (University of St Andrews, 2014-02) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper provides a general treatment of the implications for welfare of legal uncertainty. We distinguish legal uncertainty from decision errors: though the former can be influenced by the latter, the latter are neither ...
  • The distribution of legal traditions around the world : A contribution to the legal origins theory 

    Oto-Peralías, Daniel; Romero-Ávila, Diego (2014-08) - Journal article
    The distribution of the common law was conditioned by a colonial strategy sensitive to the colonies’ level of endowments, exhibiting a more effective implantation of the legal system in initially sparsely populated territories ...
  • Justifications and excuses 

    Baron, Marcia (2005) - Journal article
    The distinction between justifications and excuses is a familiar one to most of us who work either in moral philosophy or legal philosophy. But exactly how it should be understood is a matter of considerable disagreement. ...
  • Legal traditions and initial endowments in shaping the path of financial development 

    Oto-Peralías, Daniel; Romero-Ávila, Diego (2014-02) - Journal article
    This paper finds remarkable heterogeneity in the relationship between legal traditions and finance in former colonies. The effect of the British common law on financial development is conditioned by the level of initial ...
  • Legal uncertainty, competition law enforcement procedures and optimal penalties 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Katsoulacos, Yannis (University of St Andrews, 2014-07-01) - Working or discussion paper
    In this paper we make three contributions to the literature on optimal Competition Law enforcement procedures. The first (which is of general interest beyond competition policy) is to clarify the concept of “legal uncertainty”, ...
  • Legal uncertainty, competition law enforcement procedures and optimal penalties 

    Katsoulacos, Yannis; Ulph, David Tregear (2015) - Journal article
    In this paper we make three contributions to the literature on optimal Competition Law enforcement procedures. A first contribution, of more general interest, is to formalise the concept of “legal uncertainty”, relying on ...
  • The provocation defense and the nature of justification 

    Baron, Marcia (2009) - Journal article
  • Tales from the drawing board : IP wisdom and woes from Scotland’s creative industries 

    Grewar, Melinda Anne; Townley, Barbara; Young, Eilidh (Institute for Capitalising on Creativity, 2015) - Report
    This collection of cases is a free resource intended to help creative businesses to navigate the bumpy landscape of IP legal issues, protection tools, and management dilemmas. Each case deals with daily IP challenges as ...
  • Thomas Hobbes and a chastened “global” constitution : the contested boundaries of the law 

    Lang, Anthony (2016) - Journal article
    Hobbes’ account of politics, law and obligation has long been read, especially by realists in international affairs, as leaving no space for international law or institutions. This paper argues that a more nuanced reading ...
  • Thomas Hobbes: theorist of the law 

    Lang, Anthony F.; Slomp, Gabriella (2015-12-28) - Journal article
    This short article introduces the papers that follow on the topic of Hobbes as a theorist of the law. It provides an overview of Hobbes reputation as a theorist of law in both domestic and international theory. The paper ...