Efforts to stop overcriminalization

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the Heritage Foundation and the Texas Public Policy Foundation held a briefing regarding the overcriminalization of America in the Dodd-Franks Act. Simply put we have to many criminal laws and punishments.  As a society we are regulating everything that can be done and making it criminal when citizens fail to comply with the legislatures wishes.  Despite passing all these laws Congress is neglecting to fund enforcement of these laws creating even larger issues. Click here to read the article.

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