Scalia: Courts flooded with - nickel and dime criminal cases'

Feb 6, 2012 Full story: Lawyers Weekly USA

There are problems with the nation's federal court system. And according to Justice Antonin Scalia, one of those problems is a flood of petty criminal cases - better suited for state courts - that have turned the U.S. Supreme Court into a "court of criminal appeals." Federal courts are clogged with "nickel and dime criminal cases," Scalia told ... (more)

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#1 Feb 6, 2012
Then he should tell his fellow republicans to stop making everything a federal crime. Only federal crimes get tried in federal courts. Not state crimes.

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