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NCJ Number: 155614 Find in a Library
Title: Research Workshop on Environmental Protection at National and International Levels: Potentials and Limits of Criminal Justice: Selected Research Material
Corporate Author: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 104
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
10127 Torino, Italy
Sale Source: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Torino,
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: Italy
Annotation: This document presents the executive summaries and descriptions of the methodologies of studies conducted by four major organizations for a 1995 United Nations research workshop on the role of criminal justice systems in environmental protection at the national and international levels.
Abstract: The studies were conducted by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, the European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, the Australian Institute of Criminology, the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Germany. Individual papers discussed international models for the criminal liability of enterprises under environmental law, environmental law enforcement, and empirical studies of the implementation of environmental criminal law in the Federal Republic of Germany, and environmental regulation in Australia. Another paper presented a European survey on the agencies responsible for the control of harm to the environment. Questionnaire, a field research guide regarding the nature and scope of data to be gathered in each country, and footnotes
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Environmental laws; Environmental quality; International Law Enforcement Cooperation; Police pollution control enforcement; United Nations (UN)
Note: Ninth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Cairo, Egypt, April 29-May 8, 1995
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