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Prosecutorial Discretion and Environmental Crime

@inproceedings{Uhlmann2013ProsecutorialDA,
  title={Prosecutorial Discretion and Environmental Crime},
  author={David M. Uhlmann},
  year={2013}
}
Prosecutorial discretion exists throughout the criminal justice system but plays a particularly significant role for environmental crime. Congress made few distinctions under the environmental laws between acts that could result in criminal, civil, or administrative enforcement. As a result, there has been uncertainty about which environmental violations will result in criminal enforcement and persistent claims about the over-criminalization of environmental violations. To address these… Expand
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