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Law, Human Rights, and the Bioethical Discourse

Michael Freeman (ed.)

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545520.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter considers a case study of global pharmaceutical patents to examine possible engagements between law, in particular human rights law, and bioethics. It argues that current theories of ... More


Criminal Law and Public Health Practice

Zita Lazzarini, Richard A. Goodman, and Kim S. Dammers

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces the unique characteristics of criminal law, provides a broad overview of the many substantive areas in which criminal law and public health law interact, and discusses the ... More


International Considerations

David P. Fidler and Martin S. Cetron

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter seeks to remedy the neglect of international considerations in the analysis of U.S. public health law. The first section focuses on the legal structure and sources of public health law ... More


Considerations for Special Populations

T. Howard Stone, Heather H. Horton, Robert M. Pestronk, and Montrece M. Ransom

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on laws that pertain to special populations and their public health needs. It is divided into sections, each focused on a special population. “Special populations” refer to ... More


The Slow Transition of U.S. Law toward a Greater Emphasis on Prevention

Thaddeus Mason Pope

in Prevention vs. Treatment: What's the Right Balance?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199837373
eISBN:
9780199919499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837373.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

United States law has long emphasized treatment over prevention. Only over the past decade have legal measures begun to materially target many of the root causes of morbidity and mortality. This ... More


Legal Counsel to Public Health Practitioners

Wilfredo Lopez and Thomas R. Frieden

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a practical framework for understanding and guiding the relationship between public health practitioners and legal counsel. It first suggests issues to be reviewed when a public ... More


Frontline Public Health: Surveillance and Field Epidemiology

Verla S. Neslund, Richard A. Goodman, and James L. Hadler

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of the legal issues relating to public health surveillance and field epidemiology. It discusses the general legal authorities for surveillance and public health ... More


Bloodborne and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Edward P. Richards III and Guthrie S. Birkhead

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on legal tools for controlling sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and certain related bloodborne infections for which sexual transmission is important. It focuses on the ... More


Reciprocity Reciprocity and Neuroscience in Public Health Law

A.M. Viens

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

There is an underdeveloped potential for using neuroscience as a particular input in the process of law-making. This chapter examines one such instance in the area of public health law. Neuroscience ... More


Control of Foodborne Diseases

Leslie Kux, Jeremy Sobel, and Kevin M. Fain

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses legal and policy interventions for food safety. Topics covered include legal authorities, legal issues and controversies, public health practice considerations, and emerging ... More


Integrating Genetics into Public Health Policy and Practice

Ellen Wright Clayton and Mark A. Rothstein

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the complex patchwork of federal and state laws applicable to the evolving relation between genetics and public health practice. It focuses on two major genetics-associated ... More


Bridging the Health/Law Divide in Global Health Law: The Role of Law Professors

Scott Burris

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses the conceptual and methodological elements of public health law research, and the need for an empirical turn in global health law. It argues that: legal academics should give ... More


Global Health Law: Legal Foundations for Social Justice in Public Health

Lawrence O. Gostin, Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf, and Eric A. Friedman

in Foundations of Global Health & Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197528297
eISBN:
9780197528334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528297.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides an understanding of the legal foundations of human rights, examining human rights under international law as a basis for social justice in public health. International human ... More


The New Public Health Law: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

Scott Burris, Micah L. Berman, Matthew Penn, and Tara Ramanathan Holiday

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190681050
eISBN:
9780190681081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681050.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Using a “transdisciplinary approach” to public health law, this book follows the core competencies for both law and public health programs. It reviews the basic background of the field of public ... More


Depression and Public Health Law: Ethics, Governance, and the Socio-political Determinants of Health and Well-being

John Coggon

in Depression: Law and Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198801900
eISBN:
9780191840456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801900.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines arguments for framing and approaching depression as a public health question, paying attention to legal, regulatory, and practical issues. A public health approach focuses on ... More


Scientific Evaluation in Transdisciplinary Public Health Research and Practice

Scott Burris, Micah L. Berman, Matthew Penn, and, and Tara Ramanathan Holiday

in The New Public Health Law: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190681050
eISBN:
9780190681081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681050.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores how public health law has evolved over time and introduces important legal processes. The chapter first describes evaluation of laws and policies through legal epidemiological ... More


Defending Lawsuits

Scott Burris, Micah L. Berman, Matthew Penn, and, and Tara Ramanathan Holiday

in The New Public Health Law: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190681050
eISBN:
9780190681081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681050.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 20 explores the strategic reasons why entities may challenge public health laws, and uses the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. FDA case to walk through the steps of a legal challenge to a ... More


Pandemic Fear

George J. Annas

in Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195391732
eISBN:
9780190267650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391732.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the post-9/11 attempt of the public health community to regain the public's trust in the context of emergency preparedness and response in the face of the swine flu (H1N1) ... More


Building Effective Public Health and Public Safety Collaborations to Prevent Opioid Overdose at the Local, State, and Federal Levels

Jennifer J. Carroll, Rita K. Noonan, and Jessica Wolff

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the public health role in the Overdose Response Strategy (ORS), a public health/public safety collaboration between the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s High Intensity ... More


Introduction

Carl F. Cranor

in Tragic Failures: How and Why We are Harmed by Toxic Chemicals

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190635756
eISBN:
9780190635787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190635756.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter provides vignettes of some people who have been harmed by toxic substances, and describes how difficult it has been to assess the risks of formaldehyde. Distinguishing between premarket ... More


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