PUBHHMP 7610: Public Health Law

Course Number: 

PUBHHMP 7610

Course Title: 

Public Health Law

Credit Hours: 

3

Description: 

The course will focus on the use of legal tools to improve the public's health. The course will survey the legal framework in which the government may regulate for the public's health, addressing issues including the origins and scope of public health authority, constitutional limits on public health powers, emergency legal preparedness, and public health tort litigation.

Prerequisite: 

Cross listed in Law 8810