If you’re over 18, you’ve probably broken one or more of 4,200 federal laws.

That doesn’t mean you’ll be prosecuted. But John Baker, professor emeritus of law at Louisiana State University, says there is substantial reason to be concerned about the overcriminalization of federal law. Baker discussed the topic today during a presentation to the John Locke Foundation and the Federalist Society.

In the video clip below, Baker discusses a key reason why overcriminalization should concern us.

Click play below to watch the full 47:30 event.

You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.