The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government

The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government

by Philip K. Howard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393082821
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/14/2014
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 842,176
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Philip K. Howard, a lawyer, advises leaders of both parties on legal and regulatory reform. He is chair of Common Good and a contributor to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Table of Contents

Preface 1

Part I The Rule of Nobody

The Rule of Nobody 7

Rethinking the Rule of Law 26

Regulating by Personal Responsibility 47

The Framework of Law, Properly Understood 62

Ending Bureaucratic Amorality 74

History of Human Choice in American Law 96

Government by Real People, Not Theories 110

Part II Restoring Human Control of Democracy

Democracy without Leaders 123

A New Charter for Public Leadership 142

Citizen Supervision of Government 164

Appendix: Bill of Responsibilities-Proposed Amendments to the Constitution 179

Acknowledgments 185

Notes 189

Selected Bibliography 229

Index 239

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