cover of book
 

Ill-Gotten Gains: Evasion, Blackmail, Fraud, and Kindred Puzzles of the Law
by Leo Katz
University of Chicago Press, 1996
Cloth: 978-0-226-42593-1 | Paper: 978-0-226-42594-8
Library of Congress Classification KF9350.K38 1996
Dewey Decimal Classification 364.163

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY | TOC | REQUEST ACCESSIBLE FILE
ABOUT THIS BOOK
In Ill-Gotten Gains, Leo Katz describes the underlying principles that not only guide the law but also moral decisions. Mixing wit with insight, anecdotes with analysis, Katz uncovers what is really at stake in crimes such as insider trading, blackmail, and plagiarism. With its startling conclusions and myriad twists, this book will fascinate all those intrigued by the perplexing relationship between morality and law.

"An ambitious and well-written book of legal and moral theory to overthrow both utilitarianism and its cousin, the economic approach to law."—Richard A. Posner, New Republic

"A good, well-written book full of interesting examples."—Library Journal

"[An] elegant defense of circumvention and subterfuge . . . a heroically counterintuitive book."—Malcolm Gladwell, New Yorker

See other books on: Evasion | Fraud | Katz, Leo | Tax evasion | True Crime
See other titles from University of Chicago Press

Reference metadata exposed for Zotero via unAPI.