Environmental Crime Comes of Age: The Evolution of Criminal Enforcement in the Environmental Regulatory Scheme

@article{Uhlmann2009EnvironmentalCC,
  title={Environmental Crime Comes of Age: The Evolution of Criminal Enforcement in the Environmental Regulatory Scheme},
  author={David M. Uhlmann},
  journal={Utah law review},
  year={2009},
  volume={2009}
}
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 limited distinctions between criminal and civil liability, so theoretically the same conduct could give rise to criminal, civil, or administrative enforcement. This article will reconsider concerns that have been raised historically about the role of criminal enforcement under the environmental laws and… Expand
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