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dc.contributor.authorSmith, G. Nelson IIIen_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-02-15T16:03:58Z
dc.date.available2013-02-15T16:03:58Z
dc.date.issued1993en_US
dc.identifier.citation26 Creighton L. Rev. 449 (1992-1993)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/39997
dc.description.abstractFIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|The criminal enforcement of environmental laws quickly is becoming a bitter reality for corporate officers. The federal government no longer accepts burdensome costs as an excuse for corporate non-compliance with environmental laws. Indeed, that argument serves only to lengthen criminal sanctions a corporate officer faces because it shows a lack of remorse on her part. For nearly fifteen years, the United States Department of Justice concentrated its attention on civil fines and penalties to deter corporations and corporate officers from violating environmental statutes. This strategy failed, in part, because corporations often factored the fines and penalties into their cost of doing business. This made the consumer, not the corporation, bear the cost of the fines. Thus, the federal government was compelled to use criminal sanctions to ensure compliance with environmental laws...en_US
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.titleWaking the Sleeping Giant: The Use of the Felony Sanctions under CERCLA to Ensure Compliance with Environmental Lawsen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.description.volume26en_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.title.workCreighton Law Reviewen_US
dc.description.note1992-1993en_US
dc.description.pages449en_US
dc.contributor.cuauthorFiroz, Muhammaden_US


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