Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Almost Everything

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Gene Healy
Cato Institute, 2004 - Law - 173 pages
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The American criminal justice system is becoming ever more centralized and punitive, owing to rampant federalization and mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines. Go Directly to Jail examines these alarming trends and proposes reforms that could rein in a criminal justice apparatus at war with fairness and common sense.
 

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Contents

OVEREXTENDING THE CRIMINAL LAW
1
THE NEW CRIMINAL CLASSES LEGAL SANCTIONS AND BUSINESS MANAGERS
9
POLLUTING OUR PRINCIPLES ENVIRONMENTAL PROSECUTIONS AND THE BILL OF RIGHTS
45
HIPAA AND THE CRIMINALIZATION OF AMERICAN MEDICINE
73
THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD THE BUSHASHCROFT PLAN TO HELP LOCALITIES FIGHT GUN CRIME
93
MISGUIDED GUIDELINES A CRITIQUE OF FEDERAL SENTENCING
119
CONTRIBUTORS
161
INDEX
163
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