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The debate over American legal reform is a little like the Battle of Stalingrad: You want both sides to lose. On one side, Yellow Pages lawyers and whiny consumers demand punitive damages when a dry cleaner loses a shirt. On the other, millionaire members of Congress shill for billionaire executives, who cry piteously about America’s appalling anti-business bias. In “Law in America: Have We Gone Too Far?,” consumer advocate Ralph Nader squares off against Philip Howard, author of The Death of Common Sense: How Law Is Suffocating America. At 6 p.m. at the Museum of Natural History’s Baird Auditorium, 10th & Constitution Ave. NW. $20. For reservations call (202) 357-3030. CP