Court Sentencing Patterns for Environmental Crimes: Is There a "Green" Gap in Punishment?

This study examines sentencing patterns for environmental crimes and tests the assumption that "green" offenders receive more lenient treatment from criminal courts than non-environmental offenders.

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Published in:Journal of quantitative criminology
Main Author: Cochran, Joshua C. (Author)
Other Authors: Lynch, Michael J. (Author); Toman, Elisa L.
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
Published: 2018
In:Journal of quantitative criminology
Year: 2018, Volume: 34, Issue: 1, Pages: 37-66
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:This study examines sentencing patterns for environmental crimes and tests the assumption that "green" offenders receive more lenient treatment from criminal courts than non-environmental offenders.
ISSN:1573-7799
DOI:10.1007/s10940-016-9322-9