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CBP Letter Prompts the Question: Is DHS Criminalizing Compassion and Association?

Authorities at the U.S. border are arguing that journalists who report on asylum seekers, and the lawyers and activists who advise them, are legitimate targets for investigation under 8 U.S. Code §1324 for the crime of illegally “encouraging” aliens to … Continue reading

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Criminalizing unemployment benefits

The Department of Workforce Development has not only been extremely aggressive on charging claimants with concealment (aka fraud) for unintentional claim-filing mistakes, but it has also pushed criminal penalties for that concealment. I noted previously that the state’s Department of … Continue reading

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Ruan on Criminalizing Homelessness

Nantiya Ruan (University of Denver Sturm College of Law) has posted Too High a Price: What Criminalizing Homelessness Costs Colorado on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Like most of America, Colorado faces a homeless epidemic. Amidst a stark rise in… … Continue reading

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Criminalizing Products Liability

Professor Frank J. Vandall of Emory University School of Law has published an article entitled “The Criminalization of Products Liability: An Invitation to Political Abuse, Preemption, and Non-Enforcement,” in 59 Cath. U.L. Rev. 341 (2008). The SSRN abstract reads as… … Continue reading

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