"Helland and Tabarrok provide a superb and pioneering examination of the litigation nightmare in the United States." Paul H. Rubin, professor of economics and law, Emory University
"Clear, forcefully argued and highly accessible." Walter K. Olson, senior fellow, Manhattan Institute
"[Discusses] how the legal system has been perverted to enrich some litigators at the expense of everyone in our society." Roger E. Meiners, professor of economics and law, University of TexasArlington
"Required reading for anyone who wishes to debate the need for federal civil justice reform." Theodore Frank, resident fellow and director, Liability Project, American Enterprise Institute
About the Author
Eric Helland is professor of economics at Claremont McKenna College and former Senior Economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisors. He received his PhD in economics from Washington University. His articles have appeared in the American Law and Economics Review, Contemporary Economic Policy, The Journal of Law and Economics, and Journal of Legal Studies. Alexander Tabarrok is research director for The Independent Institute, assistant editor of The Independent Review, and associate professor of economics at George Mason University. Dr. Tabarrok’s books include Entrepreneurial Economics, Changing the Guard, and The Voluntary City; he is also the coauthor of www.FDAReview.org.