Sunday, May 13, 2007

Are Costume Designers Criminals Now?

According to the WSJ Law Blog, the government is arresting people for wearing military decorations they did not earn. The statutory provision in question has no exceptions for artistic license and includes badges, decorations, medals, or "any colorable imitation thereof." Does this mean a remake of Patton would be illegal?

UPDATE: Here's the reg from the CFR. Still not seeing any loopholes . . .
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