Public Health Law and Ethics A Reader

ISBN-10: 0520261925
ISBN-13: 9780520261921
Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)
Authors: Lawrence Gostin
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List price: $32.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 6/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 604
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

This incisive selection of government reports, scholarly articles, and court cases is designed to illuminate the ethical, legal and political issues in the theory and practice of public health.

Larry Gostin is Associate Dean and the Linda D. and Timothy J. O'Neill Professor of Global Health Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he directs the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. He is also Professor of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University andDirector of the Center for Law and the Public's Health at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. Larry Gostin is Visiting Professor of Public Health (Faculty of Medical Sciences) and Research Fellow (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies) at Oxford University. He is the Health Law and Ethics Editor,Contributing Writer, and Columnist for the Journal of the American Medical Association. Following two degrees in philosophy at the University of Toronto, Peter Bartlett read law at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, Canada. After his call to the bar in 1988, he served as Law Clerk to theJustice of the Ontario High Court and then as research associate to the Ontario Enquiry on Mental Competency. He obtained his doctorate in 1993, and joined the School of Law at the University of Nottingham, where in April 2005 he was appointed to the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Chair inMental Health Law. His major research and teaching interests lie in the areas of socio-legal history (particularly as it relates to queer studies and to mental health), and health care law (particularly mental health law). Philip Fennell is a Professor of Law in Cardiff Law School, University ofWales, College of Cardiff, where he teaches Medical Law, Public Law and Human Rights. He has published many articles on law and psychiatry. His book entitled Treatment Without Consent: Law, Psychiatry and the Treatment of Mental Disorder since 1845, was published by Routledge in 1996. PhilipFennell is a member of the Law Society's Mental Health and Disability Committee and was a member of the Mental Health Act Commission from 1983-1989. From November 2004 to March 2005 he served as specialist legal adviser to the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill2004. In November 2006 he was appointed specialist legal adviser to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights for the Committee's scrutiny of the Mental Health Bill 2006. Jean McHale is Professor of Health Care Law and Director of the Institute of Medical Law at the University of BiminghamLaw School. She has taught previously at the Universities of Leceister, East Anglia, Nottingham and Manchester. Her research interests are in the area of health care law. She is a member of the editorial board of the Medical Law Review Ronald D. Mackay is Professor of Criminal Policy and MentalHealth at Leicester De Montfort Law School. He specialises in Criminal Law, Medical Law, Law and Psychiatry and Mental Health Law and has written and published widely in these subject areas. He is one of the United Kingdom's leading experts on Mental Condition Defences and is author of the leadingtext on this subject entitled Mental Condition Defences in the Criminal Law (Oxford University Press 1995).

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
List of Boxes
Foreword
Preface
Conventions Used in This Book
Abbreviations
Introduction: Mapping the Issues
Foundations of Public Health Law and Ethics
The Public's Health
SOURCES: Ali H. Mokdad et al., Actual Causes of Death in the United States, 2 / XX • Geoffrey Rose, Sick Individuals and Sick Populations / XX • Dan Beauchamp, Community: The Neglected Tradition of Public Health / XX • Norman Daniels, Bruce Kennedy, and Ichiro Kawachi, Justice Is Good for Our Health / XX • Lawrence O. Gostin and Madison Powers, What Does Social Justice Require for the Public's Health? Public Health Ethics and Policy Imperatives / XX • Lawrence O. Gostin, Jo Ivey Boufford, and Rose Marie Martinez, The Future of the Public's Health: Vision, Values, and Strategies / XX
Public Health Ethics
SOURCES: The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavior Research, The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research / XX • Ronald Bayer and Amy L. Fairchild, The Genesis of Public Health Ethics / XX • James F. Childress et al., Public Health Ethics: Mapping the Terrain / XX • Daniel Callahan and Bruce Jennings, Ethics and Public Health: Forging a Strong Relationship / XX • Supreme Court of Vermont, Benning v. State / XX • Marian Moser Jones and Ronald Bayer, Paternalism and Its Discontents: Motorcycle Helmet Laws, Libertarian Values, and Public Health / XX • Stephen Breyer, Breaking the Vicious Circle: Toward Effective Risk Regulation / XX • Richard Wilson and E.{ths}A.{ths}C. Crouch, Risk Assessment and Comparisons: An Introduction / XX
The Law and the Public's Health
Public Health Duties and Powers
SOURCES: Supreme Court of the United States, DeShaney v. Winnebago County Department of Social Services / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Castle Rock v. Gonzales / XX • William J. Novak, Governance, Police, and American Liberal Mythology / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, South Dakota v. Dole / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, United States v. Lopez / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Gonzales v. Raich / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, New York v. United States / XX
Public Health and the Protection of Individual Rights
SOURCES: Supreme Court of the United States, Jacobson v. Massachusetts / XX • Circuit Court, Northern District of California, Jew Ho v. Williamson / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, City of Cleburne v. Cleburne Living Center / XX • Bureau of National Affairs, Second Amendment Shields Individual Rights, Is Violated by D.C.'s Prohibition of Handguns / XX • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, Greene v. Edwards / XX
Public Health Governance: Direct Regulation for the Public's Health and Safety
SOURCES: Supreme Court of the United States, Gonzales v. Oregon / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Food and Drug Administration v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. / XX • New York Court of Appeals, Boreali v. Axelrod / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Massachusetts v. EPA / XX • Lawrence O. Gostin, The Deregulatory State / XX
Tort Law and the Public's Health: Indirect Regulation
SOURCES: Stephen P. Teret, Litigating for the Public Health / XX • Wendy E. Parmet and Richard A. Daynard, The New Public Health Litigation / XX • Tom Christoffel and Stephen P. Teret, Epidemiology and the Law: Courts and Confidence Intervals / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. / XX • Peter W. Huber, Galileo's Revenge: Junk Science in the Courtroom / XX • Jon S. Vernick, Lainie Rutkow, and Stephen P. Teret, Public Health Benefits of Recent Litigation against the Tobacco Industry / XX • Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Pelman v. McDonald's Corp. / XX • Lawrence O. Gostin, The Deregulatory Effects of Preempting Tort Litigation / XX
Global Health Law: Health in a Global Community
SOURCES: Lawrence O. Gostin, Why Rich Countries Should Care about the World's Least Healthy People / XX • Laurie Garrett, The Challenge of Global Health / XX • David P. Fidler and Lawrence O. Gostin, The New International Health Regulations: An Historic Development for International Law and Public Health / XX •Allyn L. Taylor and Douglas W. Bettcher, WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: A Global "Good" for Public Health / XX • Jonathan M. Mann et al., Health and Human Rights / XX • United Nations Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, The Right to the Highest Attainable Standard of Health / XX • M. Gregg Bloche and Elizabeth R. Jungman, Health Policy and the WTO / XX • Lawrence O. Gostin, Meeting the Survival Needs of the World's Least Healthy People: A Proposed Model for Global Health Governance / XX
Public Health and Civil Liberties in Conflict
Surveillance and Public Health Research: Privacy and the "Right to Know"
SOURCES: Ronald Bayer and Amy L. Fairchild, Public Health: Surveillance and Privacy / XX •Amy L. Fairchild, Ronald Bayer, and James Colgrove, Panoptic Visions and Stubborn Realities in a New Era of Privacy / XX • Sandra Roush et al., Mandatory Reporting of Diseases and Conditions by Health Care Providers and Laboratories / XX • Ronald Bayer and Kathleen E. Toomey, HIV Prevention and the Two Faces of Partner Notification / XX • James G. Hodge Jr., An Enhanced Approach to Distinguishing Public Health Practice from Human Subjects Research / XX • David R. Buchanan and Franklin G. Miller, Justice and Fairness in the Kennedy Krieger Institute Lead Paint Study: The Ethics of Public Health Research on Less Expensive, Less Effective Interventions / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Whalen v. Roe / XX • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of Health and Human Services, HIPAA Privacy Rule and Public Health: Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services / XX • Lawrence O. Gostin, James G. Hodge Jr., and Ronald O. Valdiserri, Informational Privacy and the Public's Health: The Model State Public Health Privacy Act / XX
Health, Communication, and Behavior
SOURCES: Sonya Grier and Carol A. Bryant, Social Marketing in Public Health / XX • Ruth R. Faden, Ethical Issues in Government-Sponsored Public Health Campaigns / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, 44 Liquormart, Inc. v. Rhode Island / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Reilly / XX • Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, International Dairy Foods Association v. Amestoy / XX • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, New York State Restaurant Association v. New York City Board of Health / XX
Medical Countermeasures for Epidemic Disease: Bodily Integrity
SOURCES: Garrett Hardin, The Tragedy of the Commons / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Zucht v. King / XX • Supreme Court of Mississippi, Brown v. Stone / XX • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Boone v. Boozman / XX • James Colgrove, Expansion and Backlash: Vaccination at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century / XX • Ruth R. Faden, Nancy Kass, and Madison Powers, Warrants for Screening Programs: Public Health, Legal and Ethical Frameworks / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Ferguson v. City of Charleston / XX • Ronald Bayer and David Wilkinson, Directly Observed Therapy for Tuberculosis: History of an Idea / XX • Supreme Court of Wisconsin, In re Washington / XX • James Hodge et al., Expedited Partner Therapy for Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Assessing the Legal Environment / XX
Public Health Strategies for Epidemic Disease: Association, Travel, and Liberty
SOURCES: J.{ths}M. Eager, The Early History of Quarantine: Origin of Sanitary Measures Directed against Yellow Fever / XX • Supreme Court of South Carolina, Kirk v. Wyman / XX • Supreme Court of Ohio, Ex parte Company / XX • Supreme Court, Queens County, City of New York v. Antoinette R. / XX • Lawrence O. Gostin, Ronald Bayer, and Amy L. Fairchild, Ethical and Legal Challenges Posed by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: Implications for the Control of Severe Infectious Disease Threats / XX • Howard Markel, Lawrence O. Gostin, and David P. Fidler, Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: An Isolation Order, Public Health Powers, and a Global Crisis / XX • Ezekiel J. Emanuel and Alan Wertheimer, Who Should Get Influenza Vaccine When Not All Can? / XX • Lawrence O. Gostin, Public Health Law in an Age of Terrorism: Rethinking Individual Rights and Common Goods / XX • George J. Annas, Bioterrorism, Public Health, and Human Rights / XX
Economic Liberty and the Pursuit of Public Health
SOURCES: Supreme Court of the United States, Dent v. West Virginia / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Camara v. Municipal Court of the City and County of San Francisco / XX • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Players, Inc. v. City of New York / XX • Supreme Court of New York, New York v. New St. Mark's Baths / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Lochner v. New York / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council / XX • Supreme Court of the United States, Kelo v. City of New London / XX
The Future of the Public's Health
Concluding Reflections on the Field: Case Studies on Biosecurity, Genomics, and Obesity
SOURCES: Donald A. Henderson, The Looming Threat of Bioterrorism / XX • David L. Heymann, The Evolving Infectious Disease Threat: Implications for National and Global Security / XX • Halla Thorsteinsd�ttir et al., Genomics--A Global Public Good? / XX • Wendy C. Perdue, Obesity, Poverty, and the Built Environment: Challenges and Opportunity / XX
Selected Bibliography
Table of Cases
Index
About the Author

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