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NYS Public Health Legal Manual

New York State Public Health Legal Manual:
A Guide for Judges, Attorneys and Public Health Professionals

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Michael Colodner, Esq.

Thumbnail of Print VersionThis timely and comprehensive 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 manual is the result of a collaboration between the NYS Unified Court System, the NYS Bar Association, NYS Dept. of Health and the NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene.

The Manual contains a foreword by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman and NYS Bar Association President Stephen P. Younger. You may preview the manual through the Table of Contents.

Download the manual. Print copies are also available for purchase through the NYS Bar Association.