Forum
Germ Warfare and Contagious Diseases
Constitution Project
Stanford University, Constitutional Law Center
Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
ID: 204834 04/11/2008 – 2:56 – $29.95

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  Weisberg, Robert Professor, Stanford University, Law School  
  Clarke, Richard A. Coordinator (1998-2003), National Security Council, Infrastructure Protection & Counterterrorism  
  Karlan, Pamela C. Professor, Stanford University, Law School  
  Greenberger, Michael Director, University of Maryland, College Park, Center for Health & Homeland Security  
  Cetron, Martin Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global Migration & Quarantine Div.  
  Chertoff, Michael Secretary, Department of Homeland Security  
  Chyba, Christopher F. Professor, Princeton University, International Affairs  
  Runge, Jeffrey W. M.D. Chief Medical Officer, Department of Homeland Security  
  Sullivan, Kathleen M. Founding Director, Stanford University, Constitutional Law Center  
  Hamburg, Margaret A. “Peggy” M.D. Senior Scientist, Nuclear Threat Initiative  

 

A panel discussion was held by legal, scientific, and counterterrorism experts on whether certain responses to a major epidemic or biowarfare incident such as forced inoculation, isolation, and quarantines would result in legal challenges, and what responses are consistent with the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Margaret Hamburg made opening remarks. Kathleen Sullivan moderated.

The panel was followed by a keynote address from Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff.

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This “Conference to Address Constitutional Implications of Responses to Germ Warfare and Contagious Disease” was held in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

This broadcast on CSPAN2 Was one of those preparatory events that always preceed a national crisis that will be created.  These forums are used to implant acceptance of loss of rights and the coming devastation that is planned…..of course it wil be some vague personage from “over there” who will cause the crisis.  Nevermind that the US is the greatest producer and seller of biological and germ warfare weaponry.