Yale Law Professor Stephen Carter says “On the opening day of law school, I always counsel my first-year students never to support a law they are not willing to kill to enforce.”
Fewer laws and regulation means fewer interactions with the police. Fewer interactions with the police means fewer opportunities for something to go wrong.
The Seattle City Council is considering changing its prostitution laws to become “sexual exploitation” laws with bigger penalties [“Crime of buying sex may carry new name and bigger penalty,” Local News, Jan. 11]. Such a policy often causes more problems than it solves.