Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Congress' defective criminal legislation

A report on Congress' shoddy drafting of crimes was released by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Heritage Foundation on May 5, 2010. This is a case of "strange bedfellows," by Washington standards. Many laws were enacted in the past four years that failed to properly describe the state of mind or knowledge of the wrongfulness of the conduct that is a key part of a justly written crime.

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