OP-ED: ON THE DEFENSIVE: Wisconsin needs to address over-criminalization

OP-ED: ON THE DEFENSIVE: Wisconsin needs to address over-criminalization POSTED: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 1:08 pmBY: WISCONSIN LAW JOURNAL STAFF – Anthony Cotton A fundamental principle of the American justice system is individuals should not be subject to criminal prosecution and penalties unless they intentionally engage in inherently wrongful conduct or conduct that they know to be unlawful. With this principle in mind, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers [use the ink below for the full story at wislawjournal.com]  http://wislawjournal.com/blog/2011/04/26/wisconsin-needs-to-address-over-criminalization/

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OP-ED: ON THE DEFENSIVE: Wisconsin needs to address over-criminalization