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Ignorance of the Law Shouldn’t Be a Defense for Corporate Criminals


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Ignorance of the Law Shouldn’t Be a Defense for Corporate Criminals

WASHINGTON - Public Citizen President Robert Weissman testified today before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on criminal justice reform. At the hearing, titled “The Adequacy of Criminal Intent Standards in Federal Prosecutions,” Weissman explained that Congress deserves praise for tackling the problems of over-criminalization and over-incarceration.

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