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Law and Biotechnology: Cases and Materials
(Carolina Academic Press, 2007)
This book examines the ever evolving relationship between law and biotechnology. The book addresses the government’s ability to impact biotechnology through its various departments and agencies as well as the emerging ...
Wind and Wisdom
(Environmental & Energy Law & Policy Journal, 2007)
In Wind and Wisdom, Professor Victoria Sutton discusses the implications of new wind harvesting technology on the cultural values of the Native American community. Sutton points out that according to Native American ...
Custom, Tradition and Science in the South Pacific: Fiji's New Environmental Management Act and Vanua
(Journal of South Pacific Law, 2005)
Professor Sutton analyzes the Fiji Environment Management Act. Specifically, she examines how it is to be implemented in light of cultural traditions.
(Science and Engineering Ethics, 2009)
In the United States a rapidly increasing regulatory burden for life scientists has led to questions as to whether this increased burden through the Select Agent Program has had adverse effects on scientific advances, ...
Military Technologies, Nanotechnology and Law: Using Nano-Science Fiction as an Analytical Tool
The article addresses the domestic and international current and future issues associated with nanotechnology. The author applies Michael Crichton’s novel Prey to these issues as an example of how fictional stories can ...
Biodefense: Who’s in Charge?
This article discusses America’s approach to bioterrorism. Professor Sutton posits that the government’s response to the anthrax attacks of 2001 demonstrate organizational problems in America’s response to biological ...
Nanotechnology Law and Policy
(Carolina Academic Press, 2011)
In Nanotechnology Law and Policy, Professor Victoria Sutton provides cases and textual notes in a casebook format for nanotechonology law students. Issues include: risk assessment, consumer product safety, environmental ...
A Survey of Priorities and Impediments for a Biosecurity Code of Conduct as a Confidence Building Measure for the Biological Weapons and Toxins Convention
The Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention (BTWC), signed in 1972, is the express sense of 162 nations that as a world community, we agree to the end of the use of biological weapons by state parties. However, the ...
Is There a Doctor (and a lawyer) in the House? Why our Good Samaritans Laws Are Doing More Harm Than Good for a National Public Health Security Strategy: A Fifty State Survey
This article addresses problems with the Good Samaritan laws of the United States. Professor Sutton explains that Good Samaritan laws vary greatly from state to state, and at least partly because of this variance, Good ...
The Culture of Science and the Regulation and Litigation of Biodefense Research
This article addresses the conflict of interest in America between research for humankind and national security. Professor Sutton examines the historical development of the select agent rules, the civil and criminal aspects ...