In this exciting addition to Aspen’s Elective Series, Kathleen Brickey, a
leading criminal law and white collar crime specialist and author of numerous
scholarly publications, offers a unique perspective on the intersection of
environmental law and criminal law. Using an interdisciplinary approach, the
author covers major environmental and criminal law issues in a clear, concise
style that is easily accessible to all students regardless of their
backgrounds. An outstanding teaching tool, Environmental Crime is
suitable for use in courses or seminars on environmental law, white collar
crime, federal criminal law, public policy, and advanced criminal law.
This unique book boasts a number of outstanding attributes:
Distinguished authorship: As the author of a three-volume treatise and
a leading casebook on corporate and white collar crime, Brickey brings
exceptional insight and experience to the task.
Skillful integration of environmental and white collar crime issues:
The book blends topical coverage of key environmental statutes relating to air
and water pollution, hazardous waste, and toxic substances with coverage of
conventional white collar crime statutes that federal prosecutors often use in
tandem with environmental crime charges.
Carefully selected materials to enhance teaching and learning: The book
skillfully integrates clear and succinct discussions of major environmental
and criminal law issues with illustrations, discussion questions, judicial
decisions, and case studies designed to stimulate lively classroom discussion.
In-depth discussion of enforcement trends: Real world illustrations,
combined with the author’s practical knowledge of environmental crime
prosecutions, give students an excellent grounding in current trends in
criminal enforcement practices.
Interdisciplinary approach that helps clarify difficult issues: The
author adeptly blends legal, environmental, and policy considerations to
illustrate environmental crime and criminal enforcement issues, including
Text is appropriate level for all audiences: Environmental Crime is
highly readable and accessible to students regardless of their technical or
Take advantage of Kathleen Brickey’s experience and expertise.
Environmental Crime is lucid, concise, and the first book intended for law
school study that deals exclusively with the subject. It will be an invaluable
resource for any criminal law, white collar crime, or environmental law and
policy course or seminar.
Chapter 1. Environmental Crime
Chapter 2. Mens Rea
Chapter 3. Individual and Organizational Liability
Chapter 4. Water Pollution
Chapter 5. Air Pollution
Chapter 6. Hazardous Waste
Chapter 7. Hazardous and Toxic Substances
Chapter 8. Conventional Criminal Statutes
Chapter 9. Enforcement