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The Economics of Necessity


Keith N. Hylton


William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor, Boston University; Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law

August 31, 2010

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 41, 2012
Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-23

Abstract:     
The necessity doctrine aligns the private and the social incentive for a property possessor to take a defensive action that prevents an invasion of his property from occurring. The model described here is also applicable to self-help in contracts.

Keywords: necessity doctrine, public necessity doctrine, defense of property, recapture of property, self-help in contracts

JEL Classification: K11, K12, K13

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Date posted: August 31, 2010 ; Last revised: June 21, 2012

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Hylton, Keith N., The Economics of Necessity (August 31, 2010). Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 41, 2012; Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-23. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1669213 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1669213

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