Don’t Tread on Me: Would a British Solution to Anti-Social Behavior Trample the U.S. Bill of Rights?

Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (“ASBOs”) controversially allow British courts to enjoin individuals from a broad range of otherwise legal activities, subject to the threat of criminal sanctions. This Note compares ASBOs with public nuisance injunctions directed against anti-social behavior in the United States, and considers possible constitutional restraints on the use of ASBO-type orders here.