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Why Doesn't Trump Challenge Kim Jong Un to A Duel?
[by Jeffrey A. Tucker]
Newsweek

Why the Trial by Ordeal was Actually an Effective Test of Guilt
Aeon

Who's Afraid of Friday the Thirteenth? Good Luck with That
Newsweek

When Societies Put Animals On Trial
[by Sonya Vatomsky]
JSTOR Daily

A History of 'Trial by Ordeal'
[by Arallyn Primm]
Mental Floss

'Hot Iron' Trial by Ordeal: A 13th Century Lesson for Investors
[by Ian Kelly]
City A.M.

A Brief History of Trial by Combat
[by Alex Mayyasi]
Priceonomics

Trial by Battle: Did it Really Ever Happen in History?
[by Hamza Rao]
Daily Pakistan

Apuntes sobre “Battle of the bastards”, un capítulo de #GameOfThrones
[by Ángel Alayón]
Prodavinci

Solving the 'Longbow Puzzle': Why Did France and Scotland Keep their Inferior Crossbows?
[by Cory Doctorow]
Boing Boing

Peter Leeson on Witch Trials and Human Sacrifice
[by Anthony Gill]
Research on Religion Podcast

What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common?
[by Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt]
Freakonomics Radio

The Economics of Westeros: The Real-Life Advantages of Trial by Combat
[by Jordan Weissmann]
Slate

Game of Thrones and the Case for Trial by Combat
[by Lily Rothman]
TIME

Trial by Combat: It was Real and Spectacular
[by Elie Mystal]
Above the Law

How to Trick the Guilty and Gullible into Revealing Themselves
[by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner]
Wall Street Journal

Superstition and Self-Governance
Oxford University Press Blog

Why Wife-Selling was Advantageous for Wives
[by Ben Richmond]
Motherboard Magazine

Economics of Human Sacrifice
[by Timothy Taylor]
Conversable Economist

There's a Rational Explanation for Human Sacrifice
[by Ben Richmond]
Motherboard Magazine

When Rats Meet the Legal System
[by Martin Gardiner]
Improbable Research

Gypsy Law
The Browser

What Can We Learn from Human Sacrifice?
[by Eli Dourado]
The Umlaut

Why the Rich Immolate Themselves
[by Jeffrey Tucker]
Laissez Faire Today

Why Human Sacrifice is the Best M&A Defence
[by Giles Turner]
Financial News

Human Sacrifice, the Original Negative Interest Rate
[by Izabella Kaminska]
FT Alphaville

Human Sacrifice
The Browser

Witchcraft: It's Only Rational
[by Kurtis Lockhart]
The McGill Daily

God Damn: The Economics of Malediction
The Browser

Wifeselling: Is Selling Your Wife Slavery?
[by Tim Worstall]
Forbes

Buy My Wife. Please!
Reason Magazine

Wife Sales: An Efficiency-Enhancing Institutional Response
[by Stephen Dubner]
Freakonomics blog

Superstition and Development
[by Peter Leeson]
NYU Development Research Institute Aid Watch blog

Gypsies
The Browser

The Economics of Gypsies
[by Steven Levitt]
Freakonomics/New York Times blog

Trial by Battle
The Browser

On the Cauldron System of Justice: Who Needs a Courtroom, Anyway?
[by Ashby Jones]
Wall Street Journal blog

Who Are You So Wise in the Ways of Science?
[by Eugene Volokh]
Volokh Conspiracy

Trial by Ordeal
[by Radley Balko]
Reason Magazine

In Defense of Trial by Ordeal
[by Joseph Bottum]
First Thoughts

Justice, Medieval Style
[by Peter Leeson]
The Boston Globe

The Purpose Driven Life
National Affairs

Freakonomics Meets Pirates of the Caribbean
[by Steven Levitt]
Freakonomics/New York Times blog

Trial by Ordeal
[by Steven Landsburg]
The Big Questions blog


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