criminal law


1.Research how the changes in January 2017 to the Clean Water Act affected criminal prosecutions for pollution of the water? what are your thoughts?

2. Statutory rape is a strict liability crime in many jurisdictions. Under this statutory approach, a defendant does not have to intend to have sex with a minor to commit the crime. Even more, evidence that the victim appeared to be an adult or that the defendant was misled by the victim about his or her age are not defenses to the crime. Consider whether fairness (due process) or some other constitutional provision is violated by a strict liability statutory rape statute.

Answer each question with a 350 minimum word count each. APA format. Cite sources. include intext sources (does no include in word count)