January 25, 2013

The World’s Hidden Laws, Free At Last

  This article was written by David Halperin and Carl Malamud.   Malamud is founder and president of PublicResource.Org, based in Sebastopol, CA. David Halperin, a Washington DC lawyer, advises the organization. A longer discussion of these issues, and links to the world’s hidden laws, are here.  “The rule of law,” Aristotle wrote, “is preferable to
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March 20, 2012

Private organizations charge citizens up to $849 to read a federal law

Imagine a country where the government makes laws and requires citizens to obey, yet citizens can’t read some of those laws unless they purchase the text, sometimes for a large amount of money, from a private organization. Imagine a country where a citizen posts the building safety laws of his own town on a website
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