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    Public Health Legal Preparedness: A Framework for Action.Georges C. Benjamin & Anthony D. Moulton - 2008 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1):13-17.
    Public health emergencies have occurred throughout history, encompassing such events as plagues and famines arising from natural causes, disease pandemics interrelated with wars, and industrial accidents such as the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, among others. Law and legal tools have played an important role in addressing such emergencies. Three prime U.S. examples are Congressional authorization of quarantine as early as 1796, legally mandated smallpox vaccination upheld in a landmark 1905 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and the President's 2003 executive order adding SARS (...)
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    Public Health Legal Preparedness: A Framework for Action.Georges C. Benjamin & Anthony D. Moulton - 2008 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1):13-17.
    Public health emergencies have occurred throughout history, encompassing such events as plagues and famines arising from natural causes, disease pandemics interrelated with wars, and industrial accidents such as the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, among others. Law and legal tools have played an important role in addressing such emergencies. Three prime U.S. examples are Congressional authorization of quarantine as early as 1796, legally mandated smallpox vaccination upheld in a landmark 1905 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and the President's 2003 executive order adding SARS (...)
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    Legal Preparedness for Obesity Prevention and Control: A Framework for Action.Judith A. Monroe, Janet L. Collins, Pamela S. Maier, Thomas Merrill, Georges C. Benjamin & Anthony D. Moulton - 2009 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 37 (s1):15-23.
    The Proceedings of the National Summit on Legal Preparedness for Obesity Prevention and Control is based on a two-part conceptual framework composed of public health and legal perspectives. The public health perspective comprises the six target areas and intervention settings that are the focus of the obesity prevention and control efforts of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.This paper presents the legal perspective. Legal preparedness in public health is the underpinning of the framework for the four “assessment” papers and (...)
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    Legal Preparedness for Obesity Prevention and Control: A Framework for Action.Judith A. Monroe, Janet L. Collins, Pamela S. Maier, Thomas Merrill, Georges C. Benjamin & Anthony D. Moulton - 2009 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 37 (s1):15-23.
    The Proceedings of the National Summit on Legal Preparedness for Obesity Prevention and Control is based on a two-part conceptual framework composed of public health and legal perspectives. The public health perspective comprises the six target areas and intervention settings that are the focus of the obesity prevention and control efforts of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.This paper presents the legal perspective. Legal preparedness in public health is the underpinning of the framework for the four “assessment” papers and (...)
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    Back to the Future: Rebuilding Public Health Infrastructure.Georges C. Benjamin - 2004 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 32 (s4):13-18.
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    Back to the Future: Rebuilding Public Health Infrastructure.Georges C. Benjamin - 2004 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 32 (S4):13-18.
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    Health Equity and the Public Health Code of Ethics: Rebuilding Trust From the COVID-19 Pandemic.Georges C. Benjamin - 2021 - American Journal of Bioethics 21 (3):8-10.
    Sabatello et al. make a compelling case for structural racism as the root cause of the health inequities experienced by communities of color during the COVID-19 pandemic. As public health pr...
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    Improving Laws and Legal Authorities for Public Health Emergency Legal Preparedness.Robert M. Pestronk, Brian Kamoie, David Fidler, Gene Matthews, Georges C. Benjamin, Ralph T. Bryan, Socrates H. Tuch, Richard Gottfried, Jonathan E. Fielding, Fran Schmitz & Stephen Redd - 2008 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1):47-51.
    This paper is one of the four interrelated action agenda papers resulting from the National Summit on Public Health Legal Preparedness convened in June 2007 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and multi-disciplinary partners. Each of the action agenda papers deals with one of the four core elements of legal preparedness: laws and legal authorities; competency in using those laws; coordination of law-based public health actions; and information. Options presented in this paper are for consideration by policymakers and (...)
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    Improving Laws and Legal Authorities for Public Health Emergency Legal Preparedness.Robert M. Pestronk, Brian Kamoie, David Fidler, Gene Matthews, Georges C. Benjamin, Ralph T. Bryan, Socrates H. Tuch, Richard Gottfried, Jonathan E. Fielding, Fran Schmitz & Stephen Redd - 2008 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1):47-51.
    This paper is one of the four interrelated action agenda papers resulting from the National Summit on Public Health Legal Preparedness convened in June 2007 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and multi-disciplinary partners. Each of the action agenda papers deals with one of the four core elements of legal preparedness: laws and legal authorities; competency in using those laws; coordination of law-based public health actions; and information. Options presented in this paper are for consideration by policymakers and (...)
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