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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 ...
Legal Impediments to Surveillance for Biological Threats and Countering Terrorism
The law observes jurisdictional boundaries as well as national and state boundaries, unlike biological agents. The threat of biological agents cannot be successfully controlled through surveillance technologies without ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.