Debate Over Criminalization

There has been a significant public debate about the extent to which criminal law should be used as a means of regulating and governing business conduct. Conservatives and liberals are split on the issue, even within their own ranks. Below are a series of materials and links intended to provide an overview of competing views in this area. We hope that this presentation of a spectrum of viewpoints will spark an even more thorough and meaningful debate on this issue.

Material Critiquing Criminalization

Material Embracing Present State of Criminalization, or Calling for an Expansion of Criminal Law