The Yale Law Journal

Hanoch Dagan


The Liberal Commons

Hanoch Dagan & Michael A. Heller

110 Yale L.J. 549 (2001)

Must we choose between the benefits of cooperative use of scarce resources and our liberal commitments to autonomy and exit? No. Well-tailored law can mediate between community and liberty, between commons and private property. Our theory of the liberal commons provides a fra…