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Multidisciplinary Approach to an Ethic of Biodefense and Bioterrorism
(The Journal of Law, Medicine and EthicsJournal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 2005)
Professor Sutton examines ethical systems in light of bioterrorism and biodefense. Then, she proceeds to construct a framework based on an interdisciplinary approach that addresses bioterrorism and biodefense.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Biodefense: A Legal Framework Rework - When Peacetime is the Only Time
Bioterrorism is a threat of catastrophic proportions. In this article, Professor Sutton posits that the anthrax attacks of 2001 demonstrated that America was sadly unprepared for the unique threats presented by bioterrorism. ...
Smarter Regulations: Commentary on 'Responsible Conduct by Life Scientists in an Age of Terrorism'
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, ...
Environment and Public Health in a Time of Plague
(American Journal of Law and Medicine, 2004)
This Article examines two important features of change in the post-9-11 relationship between public health, public health law, and environmental law. The first is an immediate change in the expansion of environmental laws ...
Understanding Technologies of Terror
The variety of weapons of mass destruction are intended to create the maximum possible fear, death, destruction, and general terror in the target region or nation, particularly with new and creative ways of using them. An ...
Law and Science Drive Technology in the War Against Bioterrorism
(Technology in Society, 2004)
The US approach to defense against bioterrorism is necessarily constrained by existing legal frameworks. Biodefense research also responds to the development of new laws designed to address bioterrorism threats, but for ...
Survey Finds Biodefense Researcher Anxiety over Inadvertently Violating the Select Agent Regulations
(Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science, 2009)
A nationwide survey of biodefense researchers assesses the effectiveness of the select agent regulations, 42 CFR 73, which governs the handling, storage, and security of listed biological agents and toxins, in achieving ...