Criminal charges against grandmother for badly kept lawn

A story today about criminal charges against a grandmother for not keeping a nice law is part of a large problem of criminalization of conduct in America. For prior column, click here

Increasingly, legislators are making any obnoxious conduct or social priority a criminal matter. This is not only giving millions of people criminal records, but it is destroying the distinction between civil and criminal violations — a foundation for our legal system.

For the latest criminalization story, clickhere