Discuss 'Life Without Lawyers' by Philip K. Howard

Philip K. Howard speaks with U.S. News about his new book "Life Without Lawyers."


Philip K. Howard—a partner at the powerhouse law firm Covington & Burling, author of the 1995 bestseller The Death of Common Sense, and chair of Common Good, a nonprofit group dedicated to reforming the U.S. legal system—discusses his book Life Without Lawyers in the current U.S. News Weekly digital edition. In the interview, Howard argues that the threat of frivolous lawsuits has become debilitating to the nation's healthcare, education, and legal systems. Weigh in on the discussion below.