Consider two recent books by philosophers, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale by Debra Satz (2010) and What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael Sandel (2012), which argue for limiting a range of goods and services that are exchanged in markets but without considering "price gouging
But gasoline prices in Massachusetts are very close to national averages, and there is zero evidence of gouging
15) Going forward, it will also be important for Massachusetts courts to address the views of economists who have evaluated restrictions on price gouging
and their economic impact, while refining the existing framework for evaluating violations of the anti-gouging
The price gouging
laws of Tennessee and North Carolina, and those of the 30 or so other states with similar laws on the books, are something of a puzzle for economists.
But with Italy's star player Sergio Parisse also receiving just eight weeks for gouging
against New Zealand during the same week, the International Rugby Board announced it would review the sanction structure for this type of offence.
Judge Jeff Blackett in his judgement said: "This is the worst act of contact with the eyes that I have had to deal with: it is a case of deliberate eye gouging
The incident came just 24 hours after Stade Francais scrum-half Julien Dupuy received a 24-week ban by an ERC disciplinary hearing after being found guilty of gouging
Ulster flanker Stephen Ferris last weekend.
France scrum-half Julien Dupuy has been handed a six-month ban by the European Rugby Cup (ERC) for gouging
in a Heineken Cup match between his Stade Francais side and Ulster last weekend.
We are talking about the pinnacle in eye gouging
- it doesn't get any bigger.
It's not the first time that allegations of gouging
have caused a furore in rugby.
For non-rugby types, gouging
is one of the deadly sins of the sport along with biting, kicking or stamping an opponent's head, spear tackling and intentional attacks on wedding tackle.
British and Irish Lions centre Brian O'Driscoll and assistant coach Graham Rowntree expressed outrage over comments by Springbok coach Peter de Villiers on Schalk Burger's ban for eye gouging