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Posts tagged as “Overcriminalization”

If you can’t get a cop in Wichita

If you can't get a cop in Wichita, it could be that the officers are busy protecting the city from the illegal playing of poker.

The Overcriminalization of America

Overcriminalization has led to the mass incarceration of those ensnared by our criminal justice system, even though such imprisonment does not always enhance public safety, write Charles G. Koch and Mark V. Holden.

WichitaLiberty.TV December 29, 2013

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Are Kansas school leaders beng honest with schoolchildren and parents regarding Kansas school test scores? Then: Walter Williams on greed. Finally: Do we have too many laws? A look at the problem of overcriminalization.

WichitaLiberty Podcast, episode 2

In this episode of WichitaLiberty Podcasts: David Boaz, Executive Vice President of the Cato Institute, visits the WichitaLiberty.TV studios and explains the ideas behind libertarianism and its approach to government and society. New figures from the Kansas State Department of Education show that spending on public schools in Kansas is rising, and at a rate higher than the year before. Is Wichita economic development being managed? The problem of overcriminalization. City of Wichita proves Einstein’s definition of insanity.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Monday December 19, 2011

Today: Boeing tanker and Wichita; Wichita school dress code; Kansas legislator briefing book; Velvet Revolution voice has died; Open records in Wichita; Cellulosic ethanol; Overcriminilization; Stevens, Pachyderm President, honored; Occupiers and crony capitalism.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Tuesday September 6, 2011

Today: Live music example of overcriminilization, regulation in Wichita; Tax reform in Kansas; Downtown Wichita site launched; Juvenile justice system to be topic; Campaign contributions flow to Wichita's subsidy supporters; Organ events; Urban planning in Wichita: an outside perspective.

Guitar makers and players targeted by onerous laws

Today the Wall Street Journal reports again on startling examples of overcriminalization, with federal authorities conducting raids on businesses based on aggressive enforcement of broad and vague laws.

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