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This bibliography contains selected, recent English-language materials on public health law, with an emphasis on responses to international health crises.

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Benatar, Solomon R.  Global Health, Vulnerable Populations, and Law.  41 Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics.  pp. 42–46.  Spring 2013.

Benetar, Solomon R.  Global Leadership, Ethics and Global Health: The Search for New Paradigms.  In Stephen Gill, ed.  Global Crises and the Crisis of Global Leadership.  pp. 127–43.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
JC330.3.G56 2012

Bennet, B. & T. Carney.  Trade, Travel and Disease: The Role of Law in Pandemic Preparedness.  5 Asian Journal of WTO and International Health Law and Policy.  pp. 201–329.  2010.
Available through Hein Online

Bishop, D.  Lessons from SARS: Why the WHO Must Provide Greater Economic Incentives for Countries to Comply with International Health Regulations.  36 Georgetown Journal of International Law.  pp. 1173–1226.  2004–2005.

Cenevska, I.  Protection of the Health of Workers and the General Public under the Euratom Treaty and the EU Environmental Policy: The Ratio Between Human Health Protection and Environmental Protection.  21 European Energy and Environmental Law Review.  pp. 176–87.  2012.                         
KJC6242.A13 E97

Cuéllar, Mariano-Florentino.  Coalitions, Autonomy, and Regulatory Bargains in Public Health Law.  In Daniel Carpenter & David A. Moss, eds.  Preventing Regulatory Capture: Special Interest Influence and How to Limit It.  pp. 326–64.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
       HD3616.U63P74 2014 OVERFLOWA5S
Note: Includes discussion of public health surveillance, among other issues.

de La Rosa, Stephane.  The Directive on Cross-Border Healthcare of the Art of Codifying Case Law.  49 Common Market Law Review.  pp. 15–46.  2012.

deLisle, Jacques.  Atypical Pneumonia and Ambivalent Law and Politics: SARS and the Response to SARS in China.  77 Temple Law Review.  pp. 193–245.  Summer 2004.

Fidler, David. P.  Navigating the Global Health Terrain: Mapping Global Health Diplomacy.  6 Asian Journal of WTO and International Health Law and Policy.  pp. 1–45.  2011.
                                                                                                          Available through Hein Online

Fidler, David P.  Constitutional Outlines of Public Health’s “New World Order.” 77 Temple Law Review.   pp. 247–89.  Summer 2004.

Flood, Colleen M. & Anthea Williams.  A Tale of Toronto: National and International Lessons in Public Health Governance from the SARS Crisis.  12 Michigan State Journal of International Law.  pp. 229–46.  2004.

Freeman, Michael, Sarah Hawkes & Belinda Bennett, eds.  Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues.  639 pp.  Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014.
K3569.8.L39 2014

Gerwin, L. E.  The Challenge of Providing the Public with Actionable Information During a Pandemic.  40 Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics.  pp. 630–54.  Fall 2012.

Jacobs, Lesley A.  Rights and Quarantine During the SARS Global Health Crisis: Differentiated Legal Consciousness in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Toronto.  41 Law and Society Review.  pp. 511–47.  Sept. 2007.

Kassim, Puteri Nemie Jahn.  Medical Confidentiality Against Disclosure in the Public Interest: Should Such Protective Privileges End When Public Peril Begins?  1 Malayan Law Journal.  pp. xxxv–xliii.  2006.
                                                          KPG19.A2 M35

Klein, A.  Criminal Law, Public Health, and Governance of HIV Exposure and Transmission.  13 International Journal of Human Rights.  pp. 251–78.  2009.

Morag, Nadav.  Comparative Homeland Security: Global Lessons.  388 pp.  Hoboken: NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2011. 
                                     UA10.5.M67 2011
Note: See chapter 9, “Public Health Strategies and Institutions,” pp. 335–58.  Briefly discusses
Australia, Canada, the European Union, France, Germany, Israel, and the United Kingdom

Murray, C.  Implementing the New International Health Regulations: The Role of the WTOs Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement.  40 Georgetown Journal of International Law.  pp. 625–53.  2008–2009.

Naiki, Y.  Accountability and Legitimacy in Global Health and Safety Governance: The World Trade Organization, the SPS Committee, and International Standard-Setting Organizations.  43 Journal of World Trade.  pp. 1255–79.  2009.

O’Leary, N. Pieter M.  Bioterrorism or Avian Influenza: California, the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act, and Protecting Civil Liberties During a Public Health Emergency.  42 California Western Law Review.  pp. 249–64.  Spring 2006.

O’Leary, N. Pieter M.  Cock-A-Doodle-Doo: Pandemic Avian Influenza and the Legal Preparation and Consequences of an H5N1 Influenza Outbreak.  16 Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine.  pp. 511–51.  2006.
  K8 .E17

Onzivu, William.  Globalism, Regionalism, or Both: Health Policy and Regional Economic Integration in Developing Countries, an Evolution of a Legal Regime? 15 Minnesota Journal of International Law.  pp. 111–87.  Winter 2006.

Roehrs, S.  Privacy, HIV/AIDS, and Public Health Interventions.  126 South African Law Journal.  pp. 360–97.  2009.

Rowitz, Louis.  Public Health for the 21st Century: The Prepared Leader.  521 pp.  Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006.
            RA445.R78 2006

Rowitz, Louis.  Public Health Leadership: Putting Principles into Practice.  738 pp. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2014.
 RA427.R69 2014

Schloenhardt, Andreas. From Black Death to Bird Flu: Infectious Diseases and Immigration Restrictions in Asia.  12 New England Journal of International and Comparative Law.  pp. 263–94.  Spring 2006.

Prepared by Constance Johnson
Senior Legal Research Analyst
February 2015

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