The Political Origins of Justice

[Photo credit: Richard J. Malloy, ColourbyRJM, Legal institutions have always been useful to---and therefore used by---political actors, whether to protect, undermine, or effectively reallocate property rights, generate revenue through legal fees and fines, or punish or reputationally damage political opponents. In recent historical work on the emergence of the common law system in England, … Continue reading The Political Origins of Justice