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August 9, 2008

Criminal justice?

Jamie Olis 080808 The always-insightful Larry Ribstein points out that Jamie Olis would have been better off providing material support for Osama Bin Laden than working on the beneficial structured finance transaction that ultimately led to his criminal conviction.

The sad case of Jamie Olis remains one of the most egregious abuses of the government's prosecutorial power during the post-Enron criminalization of business. The relative lack of outrage over it reflects poorly on all freedom-loving Americans.

Posted by Tom at August 9, 2008 12:01 AM |


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