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The Law of Emergencies

The Law of Emergencies
  • Author : Nan D. Hunter
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 08 August 2017
  • ISBN : 0128043229
  • Pages : 434 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The Law of Emergencies: Public Health and Disaster Management, Second Edition, introduces the American legal system as it interacts with disaster management, public health and civil unrest issues. Nan Hunter shows how the law in this area plays out in the context of real life emergencies where individuals often have to make split-second decisions. This book covers the major legal principles underlying emergency policy and operations and analyzes legal authority at the federal, state and local levels, placing the issues in historical context but concentrating on contemporary questions. The book includes primary texts, reader-friendly expository explanation and sample discussion questions in each chapter, as well as scenarios for each of the three major areas to put the concepts in to action. Prior knowledge of the law is not necessary in order to use and understand this book, and it satisfies the need of professionals in a wide array of fields related to emergency management to understand both what the law requires and how to analyze issues for which there is no clear legal answer. The book features materials on such critical issues as how to judge the extent of Constitutional authority for government to intervene in the lives and property of American citizens. At the same time, it also captures bread-and-butter issues such as responder liability and disaster relief methods. No other book brings these components together in a logically organized, step by step fashion. Updated with expanded coverage and several new chapters Re-organized to improve topic focus, with sections covering The President, Congress, and the Courts; Governance on the Ground; The Rights of Individuals; Disaster Management and Reconstruction; Health Emergencies; Preserving the Social Fabric; and Liability Includes a new disaster scenario (a dirty bomb explosion in Washington, DC) to illustrate the application of key concepts Features two new appendices that provide key excerpts from the U.S. Constitution and the Stafford Act Includes a new glossary of legal and legislative terms


The Law of Emergencies

The Law of Emergencies
  • Author : Nan D. Hunter
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 08 August 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Law of Emergencies

The Law of Emergencies: Public Health and Disaster Management, Second Edition, introduces the American legal system as it interacts with disaster management, public health and civil unrest issues. Nan Hunter shows how the law in this area plays out in the context of real life emergencies where individuals often have to make split-second decisions. This book covers the major legal principles underlying emergency policy and operations and analyzes legal authority at the federal, state and local levels, placing the issues


The Law of Emergencies

The Law of Emergencies
  • Author : Nan D. Hunter
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 22 June 2009
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The Law of Emergencies discusses the legal framework for disaster response and emergency management. The book engages with and debates some of the most important Constitutional issues of our time, such as the tension between civil liberties and national security. It also examines how the law of emergencies plays out in the context of real life emergencies where individuals often have to make split-second decisions. It analyzes legal authority at the federal, state and local levels, placing the issues in


The Law of Emergencies

The Law of Emergencies
  • Author : Nan D. Hunter
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 01 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Law of Emergencies

The Law of Emergencies: Public Health and Disaster Management, Second Edition introduces the American legal system as it interacts with disaster management, public health and civil unrest issues. Nan Hunter shows how the law in this area plays out in the context of real life emergencies where individuals often have to make split-second decisions. This book covers the major legal principles underlying emergency policy and operations and analyzes legal authority at the federal, state and local levels, placing the issues


The Law of Emergency Powers

The Law of Emergency Powers
  • Author : Abhishek Singhvi,Khagesh Gautam
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 October 2020
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This book presents a comprehensive legal and constitutional study of emergency powers from a comparative common law perspective. It is one of very few comparative studies on three jurisdictions and arguably the first one to explore in detail various emergency powers, statutory and common law, constitutional and statutory law, martial law and military acting-in-aid of civil authority, wartime and peacetime invocations, and several related and vital themes like judicial review of emergency powers (existence, scope and degree). The three jurisdictions


EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT LAW

EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT LAW
  • Author : William C. Nicholson
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release : 01 December 2013
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This second edition is a major revision and update of Emergency Response and Emergency Management Law. As the first text to be published on emergency response and emergency management law this book provides an understanding of the legal challenges faced on a daily basis by the front-line troops in emergent situations. The emergency response law section begins with the duty to respond and proceeds through the wide range of legal issues that arise during response. Training accidents, vehicle issues, dispatch,


Law in Times of Crisis

Law in Times of Crisis
  • Author : Oren Gross,Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 30 October 2006
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The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the ensuing 'war on terror' have focused attention on issues that have previously lurked in a dark corner at the edge of the legal universe. This book presents a systematic and comprehensive attempt by legal scholars to conceptualize the theory of emergency powers, combining post-September 11 developments with more general theoretical, historical and comparative perspectives. The authors examine the interface between law and violent crises through history and across jurisdictions, bringing together insights gleaned from


Emergency Law

Emergency Law
  • Author : Michael Eburn
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKEmergency Law

Cover image: Fatal accident - Wallabadah showing Quirindi Volunteer Rescue Association and Rural Fire Service officers assisting paramedics at the scene of a motor vehicle crash.Photo: © Courtesy of The Northern Daily Leader, Tamworth.Photographer: Barry Smith, The Northern Daily Leader, Tamworth.The latest edition of this book has been updated to incorporate the latest developments in case law and legislation. To cover all of Australia, the work has been expanded to include the law in Australia's smallest self-governing territory,


The Constitution of Law

The Constitution of Law
  • Author : David Dyzenhaus
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 05 October 2006
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Dyzenhaus deals with the urgent question of how governments should respond to emergencies and terrorism by exploring the idea that there is an unwritten constitution of law, exemplified in the common law constitution of Commonwealth countries. He looks mainly to cases decided in the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada to demonstrate that even in the absence of an entrenched bill of rights, the law provides a moral resource that can inform a rule-of-law project capable of responding to situations which


Emergencies in Public Law

Emergencies in Public Law
  • Author : Karin Loevy
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 11 March 2016
GET THIS BOOKEmergencies in Public Law

Debates about emergency powers traditionally focus on whether law can or should constrain officials in emergencies. Emergencies in Public Law moves beyond this narrow lens, focusing instead on how law structures the response to emergencies and what kind of legal and political dynamics this relation gives rise to. Drawing on empirical studies from a variety of emergencies, institutional actors, and jurisdictional scales (terrorist threats, natural disasters, economic crises, and more), this book provides a framework for understanding emergencies as long-term



Permanent States of Emergency and the Rule of Law

Permanent States of Emergency and the Rule of Law
  • Author : Alan Greene
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 05 April 2018
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Permanent States of Emergency and the Rule of Law explores the impact that oxymoronic 'permanent' states of emergency have on the validity and effectiveness of constitutional norms and, ultimately, constituent power. It challenges the idea that many constitutional orders are facing permanent states of emergency due to the 'objective nature' of threats facing modern states today, arguing instead that the nature of a threat depends upon the subjective assessment of the decision-maker. In light of this, it further argues that


Emergency Politics

Emergency Politics
  • Author : Bonnie Honig
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 28 August 2011
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This book intervenes in contemporary debates about the threat posed to democratic life by political emergencies. Must emergency necessarily enhance and centralize top-down forms of sovereignty? Those who oppose executive branch enhancement often turn instead to law, insisting on the sovereignty of the rule of law or demanding that law rather than force be used to resolve conflicts with enemies. But are these the only options? Or are there more democratic ways to respond to invocations of emergency politics? Looking


Constitutionalism Under Extreme Conditions

Constitutionalism Under Extreme Conditions
  • Author : Richard Albert,Yaniv Roznai
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 24 September 2020
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This book examines the problem of constitutional change in times of crisis. Divided into five main parts, it both explores and interrogates how public law manages change in periods of extraordinary pressure on the constitution. In Part I, “Emergency, Exception and Normalcy,” the contributors discuss the practices and methods that could be used to help legitimize the use of emergency powers without compromising the constitutional principles that were created during a period of normalcy. In Part II, “Terrorism and Warfare,”


Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations

Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Guidance for Establishing Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 23 October 2009
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The influenza pandemic caused by the 2009 H1N1 virus underscores the immediate and critical need to prepare for a public health emergency in which thousands, tens of thousands, or even hundreds of thousands of people suddenly seek and require medical care in communities across the United States. Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations draws from a broad spectrum of expertise--including state and local public health, emergency medicine and response, primary care, nursing, palliative care,


The Rule of Crisis

The Rule of Crisis
  • Author : Pierre Auriel,Olivier Beaud,Carl Wellman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 March 2018
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This book analyzes emergency legislations formed in response to terrorism. In recognition that different countries, with different legal traditions, have different solutions, it adopts a comparative point of view. The countries profiled include America, France, Israel, Poland, Germany and United Kingdom. The goal is not to offer judgment on one response or the other. Rather, the contributors offer a comprehensive and thoughtful examination of the entire concept. In the process, they draw attention to the inadaptability of traditional legal and