Legal Evil

From feudal land rights to intellectual property in the modern era, lawyers have been battling over capital for centuries. Typically leveraging social resources to generate and protect private wealth.


Katharina Pistor (Columbia University, Center on Global Legal Transformation) explains how this epic struggle has progressed, the rules of the game, and how those rules are manipulated.

In her book “The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality,” Pistor lays out all this and more:

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