Stateless law is possible, polycentric law is not.
To be clear, by "polycentric law" I mean a situation where private judges have non-exclusive, overlapping jurisdictions and where there is no established appeals process to settle disagreements between judges. The absence of exclusive jurisdictions and an appeals process will generate conflict until (from that conflict) exclusive jurisdictions and an appeals process emerge.
I'm writing a paper explaining my position in detail. Part I is posted on my blog.
"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."
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