September 27, 2005 at 12:26am
is guestblogging over at
about why standards governing lawsuits are concerned with irreparable harm, but not irreparable benefits. Interesting stuff.
Justin Kee (
I am interested in reading his followup. The first comment to his post brought forth the social utility aspect which is an important consideration in evaluating the issue. If the beneficiary of the action significantly contributes to the overall social utilty, then why not indeed. However, irreperable harms might be more easily quantified than irreperable benefits as the social utility calculations could conceivably be much more difficult to calculate. Or perhaps not...