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    Author(s): Linda R. Donoghue; Donna M. Paananen
    Date: 1984
    Source: Research Paper NC-248. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Presents an overview of the American legal system; describes the relations and interactions between the Forest Service and legal system components and processes; discusses how individuals enter, move through, and leave the legal system; and describes the current status of Forest Service law enforcement efforts directed at wildfire violations.

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    Citation

    Donoghue, Linda R.; Paananen, Donna M. 1984. The legal system, the U.S. Forest Service, and human-caused wildfires. Research Paper NC-248. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    law, civil process, criminal process, law enforcement, courts, wildfire prevention, wildfire ignitions

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