See also: Part 1
The far-reaching ramifications of the Devyani Khobragade incident has likely sent a wave of dread upon all foreign diplomats in the US: Can they still depend on diplomatic immunity? Will the US continue to wink at their domestic arrangements, their parking tickets, and their sometimes more blatant abuses? Evidently not. So they have a choice. Either face the wrath of Form Nation or leave. Foreign diplomats in the US have been put on notice. They would do well to pack their bags and return home en bloc, until the US comes to its senses. What Ms. Khobragade has learned is that any US law enforcement official is able, whimsically, to make a mountain out of molehill, and this is because of a category of law which we have dubbed “Form Crime”.