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Whatever Happened to Justice? (An Uncle Eric Book)


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Publisher:Bluestocking Pr, 2004



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About the book:

"Whatever Happened to Justice?" shows what's gone wrong with America's legal system and economy and how to fix it. It also contains lots of helpful hints for improving family relationships and for making families and classrooms run more smoothly. Discusses the difference between higher law and man-made law, and the connection between rational law and economic prosperity. "Whatever Happened to Justice?" introduces the Two Laws:
1) Do all you have agreed to do, and
2) Do not encroach on other persons or their property.

Can be used for courses in Law, Economics, Business, Finance, Government and History.

To improve the student's learning experience, also purchase the student study guide for "Whatever Happened to Justice?" titled "A Bluestocking Guide: Justice", also available through Amazon.

Table of Contents for Whatever Happened to Justice?

Study Guide Available
Note to Reader
Author's Disclosure
About Richard J. Maybury
Author's Introduction
1. The Cause Is Law
2. A Higher Authority
3. A Higher Law
4. Two Kinds of Law
5. The Two Fundamental Laws
6. Enforcement of Early Common Law
7. How Do We Know If It's Law?
8. Logic and Atoms
9. Ambient Encroachment & Tacit Contracts
10. Economic Calculation
11. Force or Fraud
12. The Lawless West
13. Natural Rights
14. The Human Ecology
15. How Things Get Done
16. Political Law
17. Discovery vs. Enactment
18. Our New Religion
19. Common Law Wasn't Perfect
20. Liberty vs. Permission
21. Instability, Nuremberg and Abortion
22. Democracy and the Constitution
23. The Constitution: Highest Law of the Land?
24. Competing for Privilege
25. The Great Mystery
26. The Privilege and the Thrill
27. The Fun Is In the Playing
28. The Lessons of Simon Bolivar
29. Eating the Seed Corn
30. Origin of Government
31. Are Lawyers and Judges Corrupt?
32. So Why Do We Have a Government?
33. Unsolved Problem: Risk
34. Unsolved Problem: Capital Punishment
35. Unsolved Problem: The Environment
36. Unsolved Problem: Drugs
37. Unsolved Problem: War
38. Unsolved Problem: Irredentism
39. Unsolved Problem: Poverty
40. Unsolved Problem: Consumer Protection
41. Unsolved Problem: Are There More Rules?
42. Summary
A Memo from Richard Maybury (Uncle Eric)
Table Comparing Scientific vs. Political Law
Systems of Law Chart
Standard of Living Chart
Agreement Between Parent & Child
Agreement Between Teacher & Student
Thought-Provoking Movies About Law
Bibliography and Suggested Reading

Suggested Supplemental Reading:
"Whatever Happened Penny Candy?"
Maybury says, "In my opinion, you and your family and friends will avoid a lot of trouble, and find success of every kind much easier to achieve, if you adopt these two models, Austrian economics and common law."
"Whatever Happened to Justice" explains the Legal model. Read "Whatever Happened to Penny Candy" to understand the Economic model (also available through Amazon).

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