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Courting Controversy
Aired 5/17/2002

Judge Richard Posner sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals, the court second only to the U.S. Supreme Court. Posner is also one of Americaís most eclectic and provocative thinkers. He has written more than 30 books and 300 articles on topics ranging from legal theory to literature, from economics to AIDS. He teaches at the University of Chicago, and is one of the founders of the academic movement known as Law and Economics. Posnerís latest book, "Public Intellectuals: A Study of Decline," slams the work of many of his fellow experts who slammed right back about Judge Posner, his book and his ideas. The topic before the house, "Richard Posner: Courting Controversy," this week on Think Tank.
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  Richard Posner
    Author of "Public Intellectuals: A Study of Decline"

Originally Aired: 5/17/2002

   
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