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NCJ Number: 153511 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Environmental Crimes Seminar
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Executive Office for US Attorneys
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 425
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is the agenda for attendees at the US Department of Justice Advanced Environmental Crimes Conference held in Buffalo, NY, in July 1993. It is a course manual for prosecution of environmental crimes.
Abstract: The agenda was designed specifically for the more experienced environmental prosecutor. Segments of the program are devoted to the following topics, among others: (1) overview of recent changes in environmental criminal law and reported decisions in environmental crimes cases; (2) the effect of failure to comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act on environmental criminal cases; (3) RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) update, including defenses raised in past RCRA prosecutions, recycling regulations; (4) Native American lands and who has jurisdiction over them; (5) Public Land laws, including applicability of Title 18 provisions; (6) Federal facilities' compliance; (7) special water issues; (8) sewer discharge and treatment plants; (9) asbestos cases; (10) the complex paper trail; (11) corporate investigations; (12) discovery/FOIA (Freedom of Information Act)/parallel proceedings; (13) bankruptcy; (14) discovery and other issues unique to criminal prosecution of regulatory offenses; (15) science for lawyers; (16) corporate financial data; (17) tax consequences of fines, etc.; (18) Miscellaneous Receipts Act; and (19) The Defense Perspective.
Main Term(s): Environmental laws
Index Term(s): American Indians; Corporate crimes; Criminal law; Criminology; Freedom of Information Act
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