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Judicial disaster manual

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/15/nyregion/15doomsday.html?_r=1&hp

If New York Faces Apocalypse, Courts Have a Guide

Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

Justice Barry Kamins at the State Supreme Court in Brooklyn, amid emergency
preparedness supplies. The New York State court system and the state bar
association just published an 88-page book as a legal guide for judges,
lawyers, medical workers and others responding to or during wide-ranging
disasters.

http://www.nycourts.gov/whatsnew/pdf/PublicHealthLegalManual.pdf

What is the scope of the
government’s emergency and police powers? When may these be
invoked, and by which officials? What are the rights of people who may
be quarantined or isolated by government and public health officials?

[1.30] G. Involuntary Isolation and Quarantine:
Constitutional Standards ....................................... 13

[1.51] J. Provisions Covering Isolation and Quarantine
for Specific Diseases ............................................. 26
[1.52] 1. Tuberculosis .................................................. . 26
[1.53] 2. Venereal [Sexually Transmissible]
Diseases.......................................... ................ 27

[1.56] V. Mandatory Examination and Treatment...................... 28

[1.62] VI. Inspections and Seizures of Property .......................... 33

[1.74] VII. Control of Domestic Animals with Diseases
Affecting Humans .................................................. ..... 43

[1.102] C. Statutory Immunity From Liability....................... 56

[1.115] X. Operation of Courts Amid Public Health Threats ....... 65

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