Aji P. v. State of Washington

by Leon Qiu In Aji P. v. State of Washington, the youth petitioners argued in a judicial review claim that the fundamental human right to a healthful and pleasant environment was not upheld by Washington’s use of fossil-fuel-based energy and transportation systems. Greenhouse gases emitted from these systems thereby failed to mitigate against climate change....

Criminal Law And The Environment: What Are The Difficulties?

Within the strict interpretation of the law, “corporate environmental crimes are strictly speaking not a crime”. The 2008 Environmental Crime Directive states that there is no need to demonstrate the defendants' intention, negligence or fault concerning the harm caused.