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The Law of Superheroesby James Daily
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An intriguing and entertaining look at how Americas legal system would work using the world of comic books.
Two brave heroes take on the comic multiverse, wielding the greatest superpower of all: the law.
James Daily and Ryan Davidson—attorneys by day, comic enthusiasts all of the time, and founders of the popular website lawandthemultiverse.com—have clearly found their vocation, exploring the hypothetical legal ramifications of comic book tropes, characters, and powers down to the most deliciously trivial detail.
The Law of Superheroes asks and answers crucial speculative questions about everything from constitutional law and criminal procedure to taxation, intellectual property, and torts, including:
About the Author
James Daily is an attorney with the Stanford University Hoover Institution Project on Commercializing Innovation. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
Ryan Davidson is currently an associate at Hunt Suedhoff Kalamaros LLP, where he practices general insurance litigation. He lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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