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Absalom

(ăb`səlŏm), in the Bible, son of David. He murdered his half-brother Amnon for the rape of their sister Tamar, and fled. No sooner was he reconciled with his father than he incited a rebellion in which he was killed by Joab and his armor-bearers. David's subsequent lament is recorded in Second Samuel. The form Abishalom is found in First Kings.

Absalom

flawlessly handsome. [O.T.: II Samuel 14:25]

Absalom

hair entangled in branches, he was left dangling. [O.T.: II Samuel 18:9]
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Absalom

conspires to overthrow father, David. [O.T.: II Samuel 15:10–18:33]

Absalom

kills half-brother, Amnon, for raping sister, Tamar. [O. T.: II Samuel 13:28–29]

Absalom

Old Testament the third son of David, who rebelled against his father and was eventually killed by Joab (II Samuel 15--18)
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For a summary of the critics see Avishalom Tor, The Methodology of the Behavioural Analysis of Law, 4(1) Haifa Law Review 2008, 318-325.
AVIRAM Amitai & TOR Avishalom (2005): "Information Sharing in Critical Infrastructure Industries: Understanding the Behavioral and Economic Impediments", Law And Economics Working Paper Series 03-30, School of Law, George Mason University.
I am grateful to Jon Elster, Christine Jolls, George Loewenstein, Eric Posner, Richard Posner, Avishalom Tor, and Adrian Vermeule for helpful comments on a previous draft.
45) On plea agreements generally, see Oren Gazal-Ayal & Avishalom Tor, The Innocence Effect, 62 DUKE L.
were] defendants who pled guilty," compared to the "more than 90 percent [rate of] guilty pleas of felony convictions generally"); see also Oren Gazal-Ayal & Avishalom Tor, The Innocence Effect, 62 DUKE L.