Access case here: https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/540/389/ You should answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be a minimum of four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the Length and Formatting instructions below for additional details. In complete sentences respond to the following prompts: Summarize the facts of the case; Identify the parties and explain each party’s position; Outline the case’s procedural history including any appeals; What is the legal issue in question in this case? How did the court rule on the legal issue of this case?
What facts did the court find to be most important in making its decision? Respond to the following questions: Is it fair to hold an officer criminally liable for environmental problems when the officer lacked the funds to fix the problems or to shut the plant down properly to prevent further violations? Is it fair to attribute corporate actions to the corporation’s officers when they never instructed or encouraged their employees to violate the environmental laws? Do you agree or disagree with the court’s decision?
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