A federal employee who destroys documents to obstruct an investigation is reassigned, while a taxpayer who orders fish thrown overboard is imprisoned.
The government’s conduct in this case is quintessential Executive Branch overreach
Cause of Action’s Dan Epstein talks with Lars Larson about our amicus brief in John L. Yates v. United States.
Washington Post: Supreme Court to decide if law forbidding destruction of financial records applies to fish
One group, Cause of Action, said the case was about government overreach.
Yates v. U.S. is an opportunity for the Supreme Court to check government over-reach and over-criminalization
Cause of Action filed a brief in support of Yates on February 5, 2014