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If the home is a castle, what about the truck?

| May 17, 2014

So-called "castle law" explored.

Author: ‘U.S. law in need of simplification, basic human empathy’

| March 19, 2014

"Overhaul and simplify the law to release the energy and passion of Americans so that we can begin to address the challenges of our society." --Philip K. Howard, from a 2010 talk that rings with ...

Lumper fees: Sometimes a little push-back works

| August 06, 2013

Readers respond to Wendy Parker's "To lump or not to lump..." story about the lumper fees common at grocery distributors -- if carriers aren't being compensated for fees by shipper or receiver, then U.S. law ...

Team driver to law enforcement: ‘Don’t wake me up’

Martin Hill | June 21, 2013

This letter from reader Martin Hill calls for state/federal law enforcement and inspection staff to cease practice of forcing sleeping codrivers awake for nothing more than an I.D. check.

Trials for terrorism

| May 24, 2013

A majority of readers continue to favor military tribunals as the most appropriate venues for trying terrorism suspects.

LETTER: Shippers ultimately responsible for payments

| June 27, 2012

Denver-based independent Tom Koller spells out a court case that placed ultimately responsibility for freight payment on shippers.

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