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Combating Global Climate Change: Why a Carbon Tax is a Better Response to Global Warming than Cap and Trade
Congress is likely to consider domestic climate change legislation during 2009, with a cap-and-trade system continuing to draw support from the Obama Administration and many leaders in Congress. YetExpand
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After the Spill is Gone: The Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Crime, and the Criminal Law
The Gulf oil spill was the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, and will be the most significant criminal case ever prosecuted under U.S. environmental laws. The Justice Department is likelyExpand
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Deferred Prosecution and Non-Prosecution Agreements and the Erosion of Corporate Criminal Liability
The Justice Department has made frequent use of deferred and non-prosecution agreements in recent years, a disturbing trend where corporations avoid criminal charges, even for egregious crimes, byExpand
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Environmental Crime Comes of Age: The Evolution of Criminal Enforcement in the Environmental Regulatory Scheme
The environmental crimes program in the United States has entered its third decade, yet questions remain about what makes an environmental violation criminal. Our environmental laws make only limitedExpand
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Prosecutorial Discretion and Environmental Crime
Prosecutorial discretion exists throughout the criminal justice system but plays a particularly significant role for environmental crime. Congress made few distinctions under the environmental lawsExpand
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Academic Engagement in Public and Political Discourse
Project Directors: 1. Andrew Hoffman, Director, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, Ross School of Business and School of Natural Resources and Environment 2. Mark Barteau, Director,Expand
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Prosecuting Worker Endangerment: The Need for Stronger Criminal Penalties for Violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act
Approximately 6000 workers are killed on the job each year - and thousands more suffer grievous injuries - yet penalties for worker safety violations remain appallingly small, and criminalExpand
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The Quest for a Sustainable Future and the Dawn of a New Journal at Michigan Law
This essay serves as the introduction to the inaugural volume of the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law, which publishes its first issue at a time when our environmentalExpand
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