Christopher Russell, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Buena Vista, Virginia and director of the public prosecutor's externship program at W&L Law, offers his thoughts on the recent feature story in the W&L Law alumni magazine addressing overcriminalization in the U.S.
Commentary: A Prosecutor's Response to “Too Much, Too Many”
From W&L Law Magazine: Too Much and Too Many
The cover story for the most recent issue of W&L Law magazine focuses over-criminalization in the U.S. Topics covered include financial costs, the growth of federal criminal law, and collateral sentencing consequences, among others.