The Death of Common Sense: How Law is Suffocating America (Paperback)

How Law is Suffocating America

By Phillip K. Howard

Warner Books (NY), 9780446672283, 213pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1996



This concise and eloquent manifesto shows how the excess of government regulations does not protect Americans but instead acts as legal quicksand, stifling growth and creating paralyzing overbureaucratization. Using blood-boiling examples of government regulations run amok, Howard reveals a society in which rules have replaced thinking--allowing law to infiltrate the nooks and crannies of everyday life.