Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Philip K. Howard Interview

The Wall Street Journal Law Blog interviews Philip K. Howard, attorney, chair of Common Good and author of Life Without Lawyers:

Part One and Part Two. An excerpt:

. . . It’s extremely important for judges to draw firm boundaries as a matter of law. Say someone brings a lawsuit asking for $45 million for a pair of pants, a judge should say immediately, ‘look, maybe you’ve got a claim in small claims court, but not here. Case dismissed.’

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