Congress's Hammer: Another Criminal Law

By Brian Walsh and Tiffany Joslyn - March 4, 2009

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As the saying goes, if the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Case in point: Congress and the current financial crisis.On March 4, the Senate Judiciary Committee could approve for a full Senate vote two bills -- the Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act and the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act -- with criminalization provisions that are unnecessary,...

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