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It will be too late for Congress to act after Bioterrorism attack is launched
(Lubbock Avalanche Journal, 2001)
Shortly after September 11, Professor Sutton warned that the Federal government needs to take a proactive approach to prevent and possibly respond to bioterrorist attacks by creating the appropriate infrastructure.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Dual Purpose Bioterrorism Investigations in Law Enforcement and Public Health Protection: How to Make Them Work Consistent with the Rule of Law
(Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy, 2006)
The dual efforts of law enforcement and public health personnel are important to the governmental purpose of protecting citizen health and safety. However, while the goal is the same for both investigations, their objectives ...
Bioterrorism Preparation and Response Legislation — The Struggle to Protect States' Sovereignty While Preserving National Security
(The Georgetown Public Policy Review, 2001)
Professor Sutton raises the issue of how the federal government can be prepared to protection the nation from bioterrorism and terrorism in general in light of federalism.
Law and Bioterrorism: Cases and Materials
(Carolina Academic Press, 2003)
Includes the aspects of federalism, public health law, quarantine issues, civil rights issues as they relate to bioterrorism in America. Cases and materials are incorporated into the study of this threat to public safety ...