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January 24, 2013 01:26 PM

The Criminalization of Everyday Life, Part II (with an assist from A.P. Herbert)

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

The other day, commenting on Glenn Reynolds’s essay about how the  “plethora of criminal laws and regulations in today’s society . . . allows prosecutors to charge almost anyone they take a deep interest in,” I posted something about Ayn Rand and the criminalization of everyday life. This prompted a friend to remind to send [...]

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