Change is coming rapidly to the People's Republic of China (the "PRC" or "China"), especially in three related areas — degradation of its physical environment, transformation of its economic system and modernization of its legal system. This Article examines a development that lies at the intersection of these three areas of change: the use of criminal law in the fight against environmental degradation in the PRC.
Yang Chun-xi, John W. Head & Liu Sheng-rong, China's Treatment of Crimes Against the Environment: Using Criminal Sanctions to Fight Environmental Degradation in the PRC, 8 Journal of Chinese Law 145-184 (1994).
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