A decades-long obsession with writing excessively detailed laws had made it impossible for real people to get anything done.
The U.S. government has become a rusty pile of accumulated entitlements, endless forms, and overlapping programs.
You shouldn't have to hire a team of lawyers just to be able to start a business.
To cure the deviant subculture of government, abandon bureaucracy and put humans on the spot.
Behavior that would seem grotesque to most Americans doesn't raise an eyebrow inside the Beltway. Only radical change can fix the problem.
By separating valid claims from invalid ones, judges can finally give our legal system the predictability that it requires.
People shouldn't face the threat of litigation for voicing their honest professional opinions.
A free society needs rules -- and therefore rule enforcers -- to safeguard common resources and provide stability.
To make the justice system fairer for all, courtrooms need to push back on absurd plaintiff claims.
Whatever the Supreme Court decides about the individual mandate, the main battle remains to be fought: how to rein in the grotesque costs of the current system.
The consensus is clear: America's school bureaucracy rots the quality of public education. Here's how we can move forward and reform the system.
Successful schools don't have a formula, other than that teachers and principals are free to follow their instincts.
Our founders didn't anticipate that it would be much harder to repeal a law than pass it in the first place. Here's how we can revise the status quo and build a more efficient democracy.
A conversation with Guido Calabresi, a senior judge on the U.S.Court of Appeals's second circuit, on how outmoded legislation can be cleanly wiped from the books
We elect new representatives, but continue on with policy from decades ago. To go forward, Congress needs to confront the past.
The next president will be impelled and empowered to reform it.
In his own words: "We have to abandon the arrogant belief that the world is merely a puzzle to be solved"
American politics are dominated by narrow special interests. How can our country dismantle this politics of selfishness?
Rather than focus on good reforms, the U.S. government should change its entire legal system
Democracy can't function when essential choices are dictated by laws passed decades ago and armies of special interest groups