Tom Tyler

Fall 2018

Tom Tyler is the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale University. He will examine how the law and legal institutions are currently structured around a coercive model of authority and could be differently and better organized around an alternative model of legal authority based upon popular legitimacy.


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