Category Archives: Law

Decision Making Lessons From Mrs. Clinton’s Mistakes

Sometimes decisions that you don’t think are all that important at the time you make them have a way of coming back to bite you. Just ask Hillary Clinton. My guess is that when she became Secretary of State, and … Continue reading

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Food Fight Provides Food For Thought: Overlegalization And Bad Decision-Making

In November last year Unilever, the owner of Hellmann’s, started a food fight by filing a lawsuit against a start-up food business, Hampton Creek. Hampton Creek sells an eggless mayonnaise product called Just Mayo. Unilever, suggesting it had the consumer’s … Continue reading

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GM Lawyers And Ethical Advocacy

I have previously posted about how GM’s lawyers may have done their client–and the public–a disservice by stifling early concerns about the auto maker’s handling of safety concerns. (How Overlegalization Causes Irresponsibility And What You Can Do About It.) A … Continue reading

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How Overlegalization Causes Irresponsibility And What You Can Do About It

America suffers from overlegalization–the excessive use of law to answer questions that should be resolved by common sense, reasonableness, and responsibility. How else do you explain a country of 320 million souls bringing 19 million new civil lawsuits–or one every … Continue reading

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