'Tis the season for Nobel Prizes. This is as good an occasion as any other to revisit Tom Ulen's instant classic, A Nobel Prize in Legal Science: Theory, Empirical Work, and the Scientific Method in the Study of Law:
Will there ever be a Nobel Prize in law? * * * [T]here is no inherent reason why law cannot be scientific.Let's indulge this wish. Law is now a science warranting the Nobel committee's attention. So who should receive this hypothetical Nobel Prize in Law?