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Author Hunter, Nan D., author.

Title The law of emergencies : public health and disaster management / Nan D. Hunter (professor of law, Georgetown Law, 600 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001).

Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Butterworth-Heinemann, an imprint of Elsevier, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KM 233.3 G1 HUNT    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Physical description xviii, 415 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-400) and index.
Contents Our constitutional structure of government -- The powers of the president in an emergency -- The reach of congressional power -- The judiciary -- The domestic use of military troops -- Federal agencies -- State and local governments -- Response coordination and incident command systems -- The constitution and individual rights -- Statutory protections for individual rights -- Stafford act assistance to communities -- Stafford act assistance for individuals -- Public health law I : complications of federalism -- Public health law II : contemporary threats -- Hospitals and workplaces in health emergencies -- The law of search and seizure -- Evacuation -- A dirty bomb explodes in Washington, DC -- Sovereign immunity and government liability -- Liability issues for individuals.
Subject War and emergency legislation -- United States.
War and emergency powers -- United States.
Emergency management -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Disaster relief -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Emergency management -- United States.
ISBN 9780128042755 (paperback)
0128042753 (paperback)

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