Public Health Law

Public Health Law

1. Provide your individual opinion on the following:

Given that “regular” public health provides powers to include isolation and quarantine, do you think that a formal emergency emergency powers law is necessary?
Why or why not?
Whom do you think benefits most from the presence of such a law–public health and other state officials or the public at large?

2. Use the following Source:

Hunter, N. (2009). The Law of Emergencies Public Health and Disaster Management. Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann