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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 ...
Asking the Right Questions: Body Scanners, is Salus Populi Supreme Lex the Answer?
In Asking the Right Questions: Body Scanners, is Salus Populi Supreme Lex the Answer?, Professor Victoria Sutton focuses on the Transportation Security Administration’s body scanner policy and the legal questions the policy ...
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. ...
The Academy In War Mode
Professor Sutton examines the role of universities following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. She explains that the structure of universities will change going forward as universities will utilize an interdisciplinary ...
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 ...
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.