One of the high-points of my tenure as The inquirer's book editor was a long phone conversation I had once with Father Neuhaus. But the problem is not just the judiciary. In fact, that's not the main problem. The main problem lies with Congress, which passes laws that can only be parsed by lawyers. Laws should be simple, clear, and brief … and widely promulgated. Ours no longer are. We also have too damn many of them. After all, the Almighty Himself managed to keep them to 10.