Title

The Fifth Plague. Panel 4: International Impact, Closing Panel (Part 5 of 5)

Date of Event

3-31-2006

Description

March 31, 2006 Speakers: Professor Amos Guiora Assistant Professor Jessie Hill Professor Michael Scharf Professor Sharona Hoffman Presented by: The Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Cosponsored by: Institute for Global Security Law and Policy The Law-Medicine Center Summary: The Fifth Plague is a unique simulation-based bioterrorism conference. Participants, who include local, state, national and international officials, will be asked to "role play" their response to an agricultural-based attack. Issues that will be addressed include: legal questions of authority and powers of various agencies; cooperation among different branches of the government and between the U.S. and Canada; and responses to an actual attack. Attorneys who attend the event will learn about the law and procedures related to responding to a terrorist crisis in Ohio, specifically involving the food supply, enabling them to advise clients in the agriculture and transportation sectors and to prepare for potential litigation in this area.

Subject Headings

The Fifth Plague is a unique simulation-based bioterrorism conference. Participants, who include local, state, national and international officials, will be asked to "role play" their response to an agricultural-based attack. Issues that will be addressed include: legal questions of authority and powers of various agencies; cooperation among different branches of the government and between the U.S. and Canada; and responses to an actual attack

Location

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Document Type

Video

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