“You’re (Probably) a Federal Criminal”: A disturbing essay by Judge Alex Kozinski and Misha Tseytlin in a book called In the Name of Justice .
The conclusion? After all the drug laws and business laws and wildlife laws and disposal-of-substances laws, one would be hard-pressed not to have violated a federal law.
As Ilya Somin notes , “The vast scope of federal criminal law is a very serious problem. Because of it, most Americans are effectively at the mercy of federal officials whenever they might choose to come after us.”