"Honda has expanded a previously announced recall of certain 2001
and 2002 model-year vehicles to replace the driver's airbag inflator in
an additional 378,758 vehicles in the U.S. " In total, Honda is aware
of 12 incidents related to this issue as of February 2010." Honda February 9, 2010
Based on 12 incidents brought to their attention, Honda recalled every vehicle suspected, nearly 400,000.
At least seven federal courts have cited Katherine Porter's study Her study included over 1,700 cases., half of which had a defective part - missing documentation required by law to justify the bankruptcy. Compare 850 instances of a defective part with no corrective action to the twelve instances referenced by Honda that generated a universal recall of models for two consecutive years.
Perhaps, the federal bankruptcy courts should emulate the judgment and practices of Honda.
The failure of bankruptcy courts to apply the law equally and the refusal to go back and correct every error in judgment demonstrate that we are clearly not a nation of laws. We are a nation in which the front room of the law serves the back room of The Money Party.
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