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What if other countries started prosecuting U.S. banks?

Brad Davis in Midnight Express, 1978. Photographer: Col;umbia/Everett Collection

What if other countries started prosecuting U.S. banks?

Jail the Banks! Well, the Foreign Ones, Anyway

It's hard not to notice that after extensive discussions among regulators and prosecutors about the advisability of bringing criminal charges against "too big to fail" banks, U.S. officials are finally demanding criminal sanctions ... of foreign banks.

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The U.S. courthouse in Manhattan, where justice makes for good theater, just like it did in the Middle Ages.

Photographer: Anthony Behar/Sipa via AP Images

The U.S. courthouse in Manhattan, where justice makes for good theater, just like it did in the Middle Ages.

It’s Hang-the-Pig Time in U.S. Court

Those who have been waiting -- and waiting, and waiting -- for the worst culprits of the the mortgage meltdown to face an accounting are getting treated to a trial. Unfortunately It's a theatrical representation of justice, akin to the...

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