EU criminal law must pave way for better environmental protection, NGOs demand

Emily Parkin

Commission must fix EU criminal law and ensure environmental crimes such as wildlife trade, waste dumping, illegal hunting and fishing, unlawful logging and mining no longer go unpunished.  Brussels, 13 December 2021 – Tomorrow, the European Commission is expected to publish a proposal for  the revision of the Environmental Crime Directive. The European Environmental […]

Executive Order on Improving Public Safety and Criminal Justice for Native Americans and Addressing the Crisis of Missing or Murdered Indigenous People

Emily Parkin

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  The safety and well-being of all Native Americans is a top priority for my Administration.  My Administration will work hand in hand with Tribal […]

A Missed Opportunity to Improve Military Justice

Emily Parkin

The draft National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that just emerged for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) represents a huge missed opportunity regarding military justice reform. It is a missed opportunity to serve justice for victims, for service members accused of crimes, and for the health – the good order and discipline […]