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Philip K. Howard:
Four ways to fix a broken legal system

TED2010 · 18:21 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Philip K. Howard: Four ways to fix a broken legal system
18:21 · Filmed February 2010 at TED2010 · Subtitles available in 23 languages

The land of the free has become a legal minefield, says Philip K. Howard — especially for teachers and doctors, whose work has been paralyzed by fear of suits. What's the answer? A lawyer himself, Howard has four propositions for simplifying US law.

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Philip K. Howard is the founder of Common Good, a drive to overhaul the US legal system. His new book is 'The Rule of Nobody.' Full bio
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