Judicial Discretion and Optimal Environmental Enforcement

Sandra Rousseau


This article discusses why and how economic sanctions can be used when dealing with environmental crimes. Identifying effective, proportionate and dissuasive penalties for those who commit environmental harm is a challenging task. This opinion piece will therefore list several crucial aspects of the multidimensional problem that is environmental crime. 


Environmental Crime; Judicial Discretion; Sanctioning Decisions

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