The public health law manual / by Frank P. Grad.
By: Grad, Frank P.
Contributor(s): American Public Health Association.Material type: TextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : American Public Health Association, c2005Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xx, 371 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0875530427; 9780875530420.Subject(s): Public health laws -- United StatesLOC classification: KF3775.Z9 | G7 2005
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. The purpose of this manual -- 2. The constitutional and legal sources of public health powers and the place of public health in government -- 3. Public health law as a branch of administrative law -- 4. Public health law enforcement and the bill of rights: protection of the individual against improper interference with person and property -- 5. Restrictions of the person -- 6. Permits, licenses, and registrations and their relation to the credentialing of health professionals -- 7. Searches and inspections: public health and the fourth amendment -- 8. Embargo, seizure, condemnation, and destruction of articles endangering public health -- 9. Abatement of nuisances and dangerous conditions: the use of administrative orders -- 10. Injunctions: the use of judicial orders to achieve compliance -- 11. Civil sanctions: penalties, cleanup costs, and liens -- 12. Public health and criminal law: penal sanctions -- 13. The public health officer's responsibility and liability -- 14. Obtaining information: questionnaires, reports, and records -- 15. Administrative hearings as part of rule and decisionmaking -- 16. The role of the public health officer in the legislative development of public health law -- 17. A brief comment on international public health law