Overcriminalizationon January 22, 2013 at 7:38 am
Thoughts from Randy Barnett on Glenn Reynolds’ paper.
This is a problem both at the federal and local level, but particularly the former. The vast majority of federal code needs to be pruned by about ninety percent. The Founders never intended for the federal government to be the nation’s police force.
[Update a few minutes later]
More discussion over at The Atlantic.