Debating Over Backyard Chickens
33 Pages Posted: 20 Jan 2011 Last revised: 27 Apr 2012
Date Written: February 5, 2012
This paper supplements our Article, The Clucking Theorem: Legal Transitions, Civility Norms, and Social Costs. The paper documents the debates and controversies over backyard chicken laws in 40 localities between 2007 and 2010. The paper also examines relevant legal transitions in three states — Alabama, California, and Georgia. The Clucking Theorem is available at 44 Conn. L. Rev. 1 (2011) (ssrn.com/abstract=1740625).
Keywords: Coase Theorem, Legal Transitions, Property Rights, Liability Rules, Neighbor Disputes, Civility Norms
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation