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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
OVCRC
08/10/2011
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What kind of restorative justice are Victims of Environmental Crime experiencing? Are they basically bearing the burden of financing their own civil law suits?
Terrie
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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How might the services of victim advocates differ in cases of environmental crimes versus other types of crime such as homicide, sexual assault, etc?
CR
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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Are victimologists including this population in their studies of victimology? Especially when they are conducting surveys of victims. This is the first discussion I have heard on this topic.
Terrie
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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You gave some examples of environmental crimes earlier ... what is the most common type of environmental crime that you've seen?
ltb
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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What is currently being done or what can be done to educate and inform our communities on preventing environmental crimes and holding companies responsible?
Katie
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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Any suggestions/comments on the difficulty of proving causation between exposure to hazardous chemicals and harm to victims of environmental crime when the harm may not manifest itself until some time in ...
gibsoj
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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gibsoj
08/10/2011
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Tom
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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any articles you would suggest reading that provide good examples of case law related to environmental crimes?
cheryl
08/10/2011
arrow icon Thanks for your question, Cheryl. We have been prosecuting ...
David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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As a follow-up to a question just asked, who is considered a victim of an environmental crime?
Jennifer
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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Who is responsible for prosecuting environmental crimes?
CR
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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Are there challenges in reaching victims identified in an environmental crime?
Roger
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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Professor Uhlmann: As an Environmental Crimes Investigator I am aware of your accomplishments while serving as Chief of the U.S. Dept. of Justice, Environmental Crimes Section. In particular I recall sev...
David Thatcher
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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How many cases of environmental crime have there been in which a victim (or victims) has/have been identified?
MTK
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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What constitutes an environmental crime?
AbeL
08/10/2011
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David Uhlmann
08/10/2011
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome David Uhlmann to the OVC Web Forum. He is available to answer your questions on responding to victims of environmental...
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