Reply to post: Dual sovereignty

Ex-Goldman Sachs programmer found guilty of code theft … again

Chris 244
Headmaster

Dual sovereignty

US v. Lanza 260 U.S. 377 (1922):

"[A]n act denounced as a crime by both national and state sovereignties is an offense against the peace and dignity of both, and may be punished by each."

Not saying it's fair...

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019