Richard Posner, the distinguished Federal Judge
Richard Posner wrote 3,300 opinions as a federal judge. He has written on a variety of subjects such as same-sex marriage and other technical matters.
Many people have written volumes of books on Judge Richard Posner. This is because his life as an academic and federal judge was a colorful career.
He pioneered in conducting the economic analysis of law. This is not usual for many people who work in the field of law.
Judge Posner had lots of influence on contemporary law. Posner was very good at using various tools of economics. He showed the world how economic analysis was useful in decision-making. At one point, he pointed out that judges handling law of contracts applied superior economic logic.
Richard Posner taught students at the University of Chicago for more than three decades. He is a great man by all means.