Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Public Health (2014 Reissue) / Public International Law (2014 Reissue)
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------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Public Health (2014 Reissue)
Tracey M. Bailey, B.A., LL.B. & Nola M. Ries M.P.A., LL.M.; Contributors: Mary Anne Bobinski, B.A., J.D. LL.M., Dr. Louis Francescutti, M.D., Ph.D., MPH., FRCPC, FACPM, Elaine Gibson, LL.B., LL.M., Patricia Peppin, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., LL.B. (Queen's), Wayne N. Renke, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., LL.B., LL.M., Trevor L. Strome, M.Sc., P.M.P. & Barbara von Tigerstrom, B.A., M.A., LL.B., Ph.D.
In the age of AIDS, swine flu, global epidemics and increased privacy concerns, the law related to public health has never been more relevant to more lawyers in more areas of practice. The Public Health volume examines the law that empowers public health officials and institutions to carry out various functions to deliver public health programs and services, prevent the spread of disease and promote and protect the health of the population. Topics covered include:
Table of Contents
- Federal and provincial jurisdiction and relevant legislation
- Communicable disease control and emergency powers
- Self-reporting and mandatory third party disclosure of health information
- Public health surveillance, registries and disease prevention programs
- Liability and compensation for vaccinations
- Mandatory immunization
- HIV/AIDS testing, reporting, health orders, and civil and criminal liability
- Legislation in respect of injury prevention
- Control of tobacco use and health protection
- Criminal justice issues
Public International Law (2014 Reissue)
Joanna Harrington, B.A. (U. Brit. Col.), LL.B. (U. Victoria), Ph.D. (Cambridge)
As economic, political and legal issues increasingly transcend national borders, so too does the need for a basic understanding of international law cross traditional boundaries of legal practice. The Public International Law volume examines the body of rules and principles that governs relations between sovereign independent states, between states and international organizations, and to a more limited extent, between states and other actors on the international stage. Topics covered include:
- Sources of international law and interaction with domestic law
- Rules governing the creation of, recognition of, and interaction between states
- Role of United Nations and international organizations
- The law relating to the making, implementation, modification and termination of treaties
- Settling international disputes
- Human rights at the international level
- Jurisdictional immunities
FOR BOTH TITLES:
- Enhanced contents
- A general table of contents to the level of chapter headings
- A detailed table of contents to the level of clause headings
- Detailed sectional contents set out within the commentary for each chapter and section
- References and abbreviations - an alphabetical listing of special references and abbreviations used in the volume, with an explanation of their meaning
- Selected secondary sources - setting out selected texts, articles, and other secondary sources pertaining to the subject that the reader may find to be relevant and helpful
- Glossary of definitions - identifying words and phrases defined in the various rules of civil procedure across Canada, and providing the text of the definition in each jurisdiction for easy reference. A valuable "quick reference" in a field marked by a wide variety of statutes promulgated across many jurisdictions
- Table of cases
- Table of statutes and statutory instruments
- List of related titles
I. Legal Foundations of Public Health in Canada
II. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Information for Public Health Purposes
III. Vaccines and the Law
IV. HIV/AIDS and Public Health Law
VI. Tobacco Control
VII. Interaction Between Public Health Concerns and Criminal Justice IssuesPublic International Law
I. International Law and Relations
II. States and Governments
III. International Organizations
IV. Law of Treaties
V. Territory and Jurisdiction
VII. Jurisdictional Immunities
VIII. Human Rights
IX. Settlement of International Disputes
X. Responsibility for Internationally Wrongful Acts
Tracey M. Bailey, B.A., LL.B. & Nola M. Ries M.P.A., LL.M. / Joanna Harrington, B.A. (U. Brit. Col.), LL.B. (U. Victoria), Ph.D. (Cambridge)
Tracey M. Bailey, B.A., LL.B., is the Executive Director of the Health Law Institute, an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and a Sessional Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. She is co-editor of the Health Law Journal and the Health Law Review and has authored numerous other articles and reports, and is currently a member of numerous ethics and policy related committees.
Nola M. Ries, MPA, LLM, is a Research Associate with the Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria where she teaches courses in health law with the Faculty of Law and School of Health Information Science. She also offers consulting services to clients in health, government, academic and not-for-profit sectors. Nola has authored over 50 articles, book chapters and major reports on various topics in health law and policy.
In addition, the Public Health title benefits from the combined expertise of many of Canada's leading specialists in public health law and medicine.
Joanna Harrington, B.A. (U. Brit. Col.), LL.B. (U. Victoria), Ph.D. (Cambridge), is a Professor with the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta and a recognized expert in both constitutional law and public international law. She was a member of Canadian delegations to the United Nations General Assembly and the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and has participated in the negotiation of new human rights instruments at both the United Nations and the Organization of American States. Professor Harrington has also worked as consultant with the British Council and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and she has assisted counsel litigating extradition and national security cases in domestic courts, as well as international human rights cases before the (United Nations) Human Rights Committee and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
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