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Preclusion

Procedural Law and Economics (Edward Elgar), 2012

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 207

23 Pages Posted: 17 May 2011 Last revised: 22 Mar 2012

Robert G. Bone

University of Texas School of Law

Date Written: May 17, 2011

Abstract

This essay on preclusion will be a chapter in the Procedural Law and Economics volume forthcoming from Edward Elgar. It reviews the law-and-economics literature on preclusion, current as of 2008 (when I wrote the chapter). It discusses the economics of claim preclusion and issue preclusion, including nonmutual issue preclusion and nonparty preclusion.

Keywords: preclusion, res judicata, collateral estoppel, economics of litigation

JEL Classification: K0, K40, K41

Suggested Citation

Bone, Robert G., Preclusion (May 17, 2011). Procedural Law and Economics (Edward Elgar), 2012; U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 207. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1844568

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