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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 ...
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, ...
Toxicological Animal Studies Disparate Treatment as Scientific Evidence
In this article, the authors compare and contrast the differing judicial views concerning scientific evidence and expert testimony that is based on toxicological animal studies and epidemiological studies. The authors ...
Law and Science: Cases and Materials
(Carolina Academic Press, 2001)
A casebook utilizing a traditional case study approach to the interdisciplinary study of law and science