Shoring Up Our Legal Foundations

Hofmeister, John
January 2006
Vital Speeches of the Day;1/1/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p178
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The article presents a speech by Shell Oil president John Hofmeister delivered to Lawyers For Civil Justice 13th Membership Meeting, New York City, December 13, 2005. He discusses the kind of legal system that the U.S. needs and the degree to which suspicion and contempt have replaced the trust and respect that foreigners once had for the legal system of the country.


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