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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Epstein on BP

Yesterday's WSJ included an article by Richard Epstein arguing that the best legal regime for dealing with risks created by oil drilling is "full responsibility" on the party creating the risks.  He favors a strict liability system, backed by mandatory insurance to cover losses, with no caps on damages.  The article is here.

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