Bioterrorism, Public Health and the Law 
Law 801: Health Care Law Seminar
Professor Vernellia R. Randall

The Imposition of Martial Law in the United States


Lesson Schedule
00: Intro to the Course
01: Intro to the Problem
02: Public Health System
03: Real Threat?
04: Public Health Law
05: Disease-Reporting
06: Quarantine
07: Model Act
08: Military Presence
09: Health Law Revisited

Major Kirk L. Davies

Major Kirk L. Davies, the Imposition of Martial Law in the United States, 49 Air Force Law Review 67-218, (2000)

"Necessity hath no law. Feigned necessities, imaginary necessities ... are the greatest cozenage that men can put upon the Providence of God, and make pretenses to break known rules by."(1)


Martial Law: Threat and Response
Presidential Power and Martial Law
The Supreme Court's Analysis of Martial Law
Military Law and Application to Military Commanders
Military Law: Analysis and Conclusions

1. Remarks of Oliver Cromwell, JOHN BARTLETT, FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS 247 (16 superth ed. 1992).

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