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- UNITED STATES V. ABROGAR: DID THE THIRD CIRCUIT MISS THE BOAT? Kehoe, David P. // Environmental Law (00462276);Winter2009, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p1
The US. Sentencing Guidelines contain provisions that can enhance a defendant's offense level to one that authorizes jail time, if the court finds that the offense "resulted in" repeated discharges of a pollutant to the environment or "otherwise involved" a discharge of a pollutant. Whether or...
- MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL AND SUCCESSIVE PROSECUTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES: THE CASE FOR A CONSISTENT APPROACH. Cooney, John F. // Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology;Winter2006, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p435
The article argues for a consistent approach in the prosecution of environmental crimes in the United States. The author questions the policy of the Department of Justice and its Corporate Fraud Task Force concerning successive prosecutions and multi-jurisdictional cases. Topics include...
- The violence of silence: some reflections on access to information, public participation in decision-making, and access to justice in matters concerning the environment. Brisman, Avi // Crime, Law & Social Change;Apr2013, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p291
The proposition put forth in this paper is that whether-and the extent to which-harm or potential harm to the environment (its natural resources, living beings, and their ecosystems) is identified, resisted, mitigated, or prevented is linked to the nature and scope of public access to...
- Crime and punishment from lab to courtroom. Arenofsky, Janice // Career World;Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p16
Focuses on the criminal justice system in the United States. Parts of the criminal justice system; Employment opportunities in the criminal justice system. INSET: Crimes against nature..
- National Assessment Program. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Oct95, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p22
Presents the 1994 survey results of the National Assessment Program on the needs of the criminal justice system in the United States. Problems most commonly encountered by law enforcers; Responses to crime; Gangs and gang-related crimes; Jail and prison crowding; Emerging issues.
- Bulletin reports. Waggoner, Kim // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Sep97, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p6
Offers a collection of criminal justice studies, reports, and project findings in the United States. Survey on gun ownership in the United States; Presale background checks on potential handgun buyers; Overview of crime analysis report; Report examining the nature of law enforcement stress.
- Victims and the exclusionary rule. Lungren, Daniel E. // Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Spring96, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p695
Focuses on the criminal justice system in the United States. Expansions in the definition of victim; Exclusionary rules; Credibility of the system.
- Punishment vs. rehabilitation: A proposal for revising sentencing practices. De Luca, H.R.; Miller, Thomas J. // Federal Probation;Sep91, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p37
Focuses on the criminal justice system in the United States. Objectives of the criminal justice system; Separation of punishment from rehabilitation; Elements of the proposed criminal justice system; Time as punishment tool; Diminishing punishment value of time; Punitive but humane prisons;...
- Too many people in responsible positions have forgotten there is a war going on between... Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;9/4/95, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p19
Criticizes the American criminal justice system. Courts' light-handed treatment of criminals through reduced sentences or rehabilitation; Judges and parole boards' failure to treat criminals as society's mortal enemies; Consequences of the prevailing attitude toward criminals; Why criminal...