Better Governing Now » Results found for overcriminalization

 

5 Results found for overcriminalization

[ Search Users ] [ Search Calendar Events ]

Title   Description   Keywords   Content   Exact
 

In the last two years, academics and scholars of public policy have identified North Carolina as a state with an overly complex criminal code that can ensnare small businesses, farmers, and individuals who unknowingly fail to comply with regulatory rules. In 2014, Professor Jeff Welty of the...
Apart from its compliance costs (which can be massive) and opportunity costs (which can be unfathomable), another cost of overregulation can be difficult in a different way to quantify: overcriminalization.
North Carolina's criminal code is 55 percent larger than Virginia's and 38 percent larger than South Carolina's, and the Tar Heel State has created nearly three dozen new crimes each year over the past six years.
North Carolina's criminal code is 55 percent larger than Virginia's and 38 percent larger than South Carolina's, and the Tar Heel State has created nearly three dozen new crimes each year over the past six years.
North Carolina's criminal code is 55 percent larger than Virginia's and 38 percent larger than South Carolina's, and the Tar Heel State has created nearly three dozen new crimes each year over the past six years.
Older     
 
 
HbAD0
 
Top