PRESS COVERAGE FOR THE LAW AND ECONOMICS OF THE UNUSUAL

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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