Includes bibliographical references (p. -231) and index.
Pt. I. Why does the law spurn win-win transactions? -- Things we can't consent to, though no one knows why -- A parable -- Lessons -- The social choice connection -- Pt. II. Why is the law so full of loopholes? -- The irresistible wrong answer -- What is wrong with the irresistible answer? -- The voting analogy -- Turning the analogy into an identity -- Intentional fouls -- Pt. III. Why is the law so either/or? -- The proverbial rigidity of the law -- Line drawing as a matter of life and death -- Pt. IV. Why don't we punish all we condemn? -- The undercriminalization problem -- Multicriterial ranking and the undercriminalization problem.