Environmental Crime in Europe

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Publication Date 2020
ISBN 9781509937455
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The aim of this important new collection is to explore how environmental crime is controlled and environmental criminal law is shaped and implemented within the European Union and its Member States. It examines the legal framework, looking in particular at Directive 2008/99/EC, and the specific competences of the EU in this domain. In addition, it provides a detailed analysis of environmental criminal law in seven Member States, focusing inter alia on the basic legislation, the way in which environmental pollution is criminalised and the main actors in place to enforce environmental criminal law. In so doing, it provides a much needed explanation of the evolution of environmental criminal law in Europe at Union level and how this is implemented in selected Member States.

Table of Contents:

  • Part I: European Legal Background
    • European Environmental Law and Environmental Crime: An Introduction | Teresa Fajardo
    • EU Harmonisation Competences in Criminal Matters and Environmental Crime | Giovanni Grasso
    • The EU Environmental Crime Directive | Grazia Maria Vagliasindi
  • Part II: Country Studies
    • Environmental Criminal Law in France | Floriana Bianco & Annalisa Lucifora
    • Environmental Criminal Law in Germany | Stephan Sina
    • Environmental Criminal Law in Italy | Grazia Maria Vagliasindi
    • Environmental Criminal Law in Poland | Karolina Jackowicz, Malgosia Fitzmaurice & Valsamis Mitsilegas
    • Environmental Criminal Law in Spain | Juan Luis Fuentes Osorio
    • Environmental Criminal Law in Sweden | Michael Faure & Niels Philipsen
    • Environmental Criminal Law in the United Kingdom | Elena Fasoli
  • Part III: Comparative Analysis and Concluding Remarks
    • The Evolution of Environmental Criminal Law in Europe: A Comparative Analysis | Michael Faure
    • Environmental Crime in Europe: State of Affairs and Future Perspectives | Andrew Farmer, Michael Faure & Grazia Maria Vagliasindi
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