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Life without lawyers : liberating Americans from too much law

Author: Philip K Howard
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A darkly humorous assessment of what the author identifies as a loss of freedom to make sense of daily choices in America cites such dilemmas as inane safety warnings and the growing powerlessness of business and educational leaders, in a call-to-action that argues for more empowering, common-sense boundaries of law.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip K Howard
ISBN: 9780393065664 0393065669
OCLC Number: 227016412
Description: 221 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The boundaries of law --
The freedom to take risks --
The authority to be fair --
The boundaries of lawsuits --
Bureaucracy can't teach --
The freedom to judge others --
Responsibility in Washington --
The freedom to make a difference.
Responsibility: Philip K. Howard.
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From the author of the bestselling "The Death of Common Sense" comes this urgent and elegant argument to restore the can-do spirit that made America great. Howard argues that Americans are losing the  Read more...

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