The Uncertain Hour
Law and Odor: a crime story about orchids, pig smell, refineries and you
Avsnitt

Law and Odor: a crime story about orchids, pig smell, refineries and you

There are people who argue there are just too many federal regulations with criminal consequences, that with thousands of potential criminal acts on the books, how can you know if you’re doing something wrong? And that argument has some very powerful forces behind it. In this episode, we look at the issue that’s come to be known as “overcriminalization,” and the debate about what’s a crime worth enforcing and what’s bureaucratic overreach.