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One Way to Discourage Terror Attacks: Sue

Here's how to deter suicide attackers who borrow to provide for their families.

San Bernardino vigil.

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The other day over lunch, a colleague asked what I, as a contracts professor, thought about going after terrorists with the law of fraudulent conveyance. The idea hadn’t occurred to me, but it makes sense. At the margin, we might even be able to affect the incentives for carrying out terror attacks.

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