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The Right of Redress

Andrew S. Gold


The law enables private parties to undo the wrongs committed against them. In other words, the law enables victims to seek redress. This book shows how a distinctive kind of justice governs our legal rights of redress, different from the leading corrective justice approaches. In the process, it helps to make sense of tort, contract, fiduciary law, and unjust enrichment doctrine. As developed in The Right of Redress, when a wrong is remedied, the authorship of that remedy matters. The justice in private law is sensitive to a right holder’s authorship, and understanding how solves a number of le ... More

Keywords: Private law, corrective justice, tort, contract, fiduciary, equity, remedies, political theory, Kant, Locke, civil recourse

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198814405
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198814405.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew S. Gold, author
Professor, Brooklyn Law School