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  • 2010 Economic Analysis of Law, 8th ed., ISBN   978-0-7355-9442-5
  • 2014 Economic Analysis of Law, 9th ed.
  • 1978 Antitrust Law: An Economic Perspective [82]
  • 1981 The Economics of Justice , ISBN   978-0-674-23526-7
  • 1985 The Federal Courts: Crisis and Reform
  • 1988 Law and Literature: A Misunderstood Relation, ISBN   978-0-674-51468-3
  • 1990 The Problems of Jurisprudence , ISBN   978-0-674-70876-1
  • 1990 Cardozo: A Study in Reputation, ISBN   978-0-226-67556-5
  • 1992 Sex and Reason , ISBN   978-0-674-80280-3
  • 1995 Overcoming Law , ISBN   978-0-674-64926-2, Among the topics is a critique of Robert Bork's constitutional theories, review of books about the legal system in the Third Reich, and a discussion of the legal culture reflected in the works of Tom Wolfe and E.M. Forster.
  • 1995 Aging and Old Age, ISBN   978-0-226-67568-8
  • 1996 Law and Legal Theory in England and America, ISBN   978-0-19-826471-2
  • 1999 The Problematics of Moral and Legal Theory , ISBN   978-0-674-00799-4
  • 1999 An Affair of State: The Investigation, Impeachment, and Trial of President Clinton. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, ISBN   0-674-00080-3.
  • 2001 Frontiers of Legal Theory , ISBN   978-0-674-01360-5
  • 2001 Breaking the Deadlock: The 2000 Presidential Election and the Courts, ISBN   978-0-691-09073-3
  • 2002 Public Intellectuals: A Study of Decline , ISBN   978-0-674-00633-1
  • 2003 Law, Pragmatism and Democracy , ISBN   978-0-674-01081-9
  • 2003 The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law (Harvard Univ. Press) (with William Landes), ISBN   978-0-674-01204-2
  • 2004 Catastrophe: Risk and Response , ISBN   978-0-19-530647-7
  • 2005 Preventing Surprise Attacks: Intelligence Reform in the Wake of 9/11, ISBN   978-0-7425-4947-0
  • 2006 Uncertain Shield: The U.S. Intelligence System in the Throes of Reform, ISBN   978-0-7425-5127-5
  • 2006 Not a Suicide Pact: The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency, ISBN   978-0-19-530427-5
  • 2007 The Little Book of Plagiarism, ISBN   978-0-375-42475-5
  • 2007 Countering Terrorism: Blurred Focus, Halting Steps, ISBN   978-0-7425-5883-0
  • 2008 How Judges Think , ISBN   978-0-674-02820-3
  • 2009 A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of '08 and the Descent into Depression , ISBN   978-0-674-03514-0
  • 2009 Uncommon Sense: Economic Insights, from Marriage to Terrorism (with Gary Becker)
  • 2010 The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy , ISBN   978-0-674-05574-2
  • 2013 Reflections on Judging
  • 2013 The Behavior of Federal Judges , ISBN   9780674049895 (with Lee Epstein and William Landes)
  • 2016 Divergent Paths: The Academy and the Judiciary
  • 2017 The Federal Judiciary: Strengths and Weaknesses
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    10. 1 2 Bell, Kyle. "Appeals Court Rules Indiana and Wisconsin Gay Marriage Bans Unconstitutional". South Bend Voice. Retrieved September 4, 2014.
    12. The Bench Burner: An interview with Richard Posner Archived May 9, 2007, at the Wayback Machine , Reprint of article from New Yorker by Larissa MacFarquhar, Dec. 10, 2001: "Posner grew up in New York – first in Manhattan and then in Scarsdale. His mother's relatives were Jews from Vienna who looked down on his father's family, which was from Romania and poorer than they were. 'They were all poor,' Posner says, 'but my mothers family had toilet paper, and my father's family had newspaper.' " As shown on original sources freely available at, Posner's mother's family was actually from Husiatyn in the Austrian Empire (not Vienna), which is now in Ukraine.
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    31. "Federal Judge: U.S. Constitution Is Outdated, Judges Should Stop Studying It".
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    35. Posner, Richard (June 12, 2001). "Animal Rights". Slate Magazine . Retrieved August 9, 2022.
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    37. "Animal Rights" (PDF).
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    41. The Bluebook Blues, 120 Yale L.J. 850 (2011)
    42. Video on YouTube
    43. Judge: Give NSA unlimited access to digital data, December 4, 2014
    44. "Do patent and copyright law restrict competition and creativity excessively?". Richard Posner. September 30, 2012. Retrieved October 2, 2012.
    45. "The Future of Newspapers". Richard Posner. June 23, 2009. Retrieved April 2, 2012.
    46. "Judge Thinks Linking To Copyrighted Material Should Be Illegal".
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    51. Rating Teachers – Posner
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    Richard Posner
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    Posner speaking at the Federalist Society in Harvard Law School, 2017
    Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    In office
    August 1, 1993 August 1, 2000
    Legal offices
    Preceded byJudge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
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    Preceded byChief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
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