The U.S. government has become a rusty pile of accumulated entitlements, endless forms, and overlapping programs.
Big donors are a big threat to American democracy, proving the need for campaign finance reform.
By separating valid claims from invalid ones, judges can finally give our legal system the predictability that it requires.
While the confirmation process of judiciary candidates becomes partisan and trivial, the administration of justice goes unattended.
Regardless of party, elected officials need to address the public's growing concerns over civil justice.
They're outdated, impractical, and slowly dying. It's time to put them to rest.
By addressing the implications of duty, judges might be able to more soundly dismiss meritless lawsuits.
A justice system can't really be impartial when there are business entities betting on it.
America's personal injury law needs to narrow its focus and follow the example of other countries.
The legal profession can -- and should-- help to instruct the general public about this country's all-important institutions.
Can people be committed for crimes they didn't even know existed?
People shouldn't face the threat of litigation for voicing their honest professional opinions.
Smart statistics have changed baseball, health care, and many other industries. But why haven't they changed crime and punishment?
Instead of distant detention facilities, community-based rehabilitation centers might be the best way to help urban youth.
A free society needs rules -- and therefore rule enforcers -- to safeguard common resources and provide stability.
Today, anyone can sue anyone else, regardless of how ridiculous the claim may be. But it wasn't always like this.
The civil adversarial system that developed over centuries in England, and later spread to the U.S. and other colonies, might not work as well as a truth-seeking system.
An equitable society needs a place for its citizens to resolve personal conflicts -- and one that isn't too expensive or inefficient.
Judges need to become more actively involved in each case -- throwing out ridiculous claims, conferring with each side, and explaining their decisions.
To make the justice system fairer for all, courtrooms need to push back on absurd plaintiff claims.
Good healthcare is all about working together.