New York State Public
Health Legal Manual: A Guide for Judges, Attorneys and Public Health
Professionals Editor-in-Chief Michael Colodner, Esq.Committee
Members Robert Abrams, Esq.
Hon. Richard T. Andrias
Barbara A. Asheld, Esq.
Holly M. Dellenbaugh, Esq.
Justin D. Pfeiffer, Esq.
Robert N. Swidler, Esq.
Hon. Shirley Troutman
Roslyn Windholz, Esq.
Ronald P. Younkins, Esq.Product
not possible to predict the next public health emergency, but it is
possible, and necessary, to prepare for one. State and local governments
and public health professionals will respond more effectively and
efficiently in the event of such emergency if they understand the lines
of authority and the diverse roles that governments and individuals
play, and the governing laws that affect their actions.The New York
State Public Health Legal Manual, a timely and important resource
for dealing with public health disasters, clarifies these issues. It is
the result of a collaboration between the New York State Unified Court
System, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State
Department of Health and the New York City Department of Health and
The Manual covers the laws governing the control of the
spread of communicable diseases and the laws concerning the abatement of
nuisances that may cause public health emergencies, as well as the
constitutional rights of those affected. The authors also include
“commentary” sections to address gaps or constitutional
discrepancies that may not be covered completely by the law. Recognizing
that many of the Public Health Law provisions do not apply to New York
City, the Manual contains extensive review of relevant sections
of New York City Health Code, the New York City Charter and the New York
City Administrative Code provisions.
The Manual contains a foreword by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman
and New York State Bar Association Past President Stephen P.
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