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Richard A. Epstein

Richard A. EpsteinAKA Richard Allen Epstein

Born: 17-Apr-1943
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Legal Scholar

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Takings

Wife: Eileen W. Epstein (one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Melissa
Son: Benjamin
Son: Elliot

    University: BA, Columbia University (1964, summa cum laude)
    University: BA Jurisprudence, Oxford University (1966)
    Law School: LLB, Yale Law School (1968, cum laude)
    Professor: University of Southern California Law School (1968-72)
    Professor: Law, University of Chicago Law School (1972-)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1985
    Federalist Society
    Hoover Institution Senior Fellow (2000-)
    Mont Pelerin Society
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Order of the Coif
    Journal of Legal Studies Editor (1981-91)
    Journal of Law and Economics Editor (1991-2001)

Author of books:
Modern Products Liability Law (1980)
Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain (1985)
Forbidden Grounds: The Case Against Employment Discrimination Laws (1992)
Bargaining with the State (1993)
Simple Rules for Complex World (1995)
Mortal Peril: Our Inalienable Right to Health Care? (1997)
Principles for a Free Society: Reconciling Individual Liberty with the Common Good (1998)
Torts (1999)
The Vote: Bush, Gore & the Supreme Court (2001, with Cass Sunstein)
Skepticism and Freedom: A Modern Case for Classical Liberalism (2003)

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