United States v. Price

ELR Citation: ELR 20146
No(s). 02-10196 (9th Cir. Dec 26, 2002)

The court holds that the Double Jeopardy Clause does not bar an individual's federal criminal prosecution for violating the Clean Air Act (CAA) asbestos-removal regulations even though he was previously assessed a civil penalty for the same conduct by a county health district. The individual entered...