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: 9780393242119
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/07/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 445 KB

About the Author

Philip K. Howard is the founder of Common Good, a nonprofit that advocates for simplifying government. His book, The Rule of Nobody, was a finalist for the Manhattan Institute’s Hayek Book Prize. He lives in New York.

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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