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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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Smallpox Debate, A Reasonable Outcome, Moving Faster Toward Resolution
A discussion of the World Health Assembly’s 2011 debate on the destruction of the last remaining samples of smallpox.
Federal Regulatory, State Statutory, and Tort-Based Problems in Research Involving Informed Consent with Alzheimer Disease and Dementia Patients
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003)
This article discusses the heightened implications surrounding Alzheimer disease patients and conflicts of interest that arise when physicians seek to conduct research with minimal or no benefit to the patient.
Rosen and Sutton: The President Is Employing A Royal Idea
An op-ed piece discussing the misuse of Presidential powers by President Obama. The authors suggest that President Obama does not have the power to implement legislation that Congress will not pass by issuing executive ...
George W. Bush Administration and the Environment
(Western New England Law Review, 2003)
This article will review seven major areas of environmental protection and the policies and actions taken in those areas by the Bush Administration. By examining the approach taken in such areas as water, air, natural ...
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 ...
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 ...