Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Should This Be A Crime

A DOJ Press Release here reports on a Massachusetts fish packer being "found guilty of falsely and misleadingly labeling frozen fish fillets." Clearly this conduct sounds improper?  But is this the kind of conduct we want to criminalize and spend funds for prosecution?  Could we accomplish the same deterrence in a less costly way by proceeding civilly with fines?

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