About | HeinOnline Law Journal Library | HeinOnline Law Journal Library | HeinOnline

7 J. Med. & L. 117 (2002-2003)
The Grapes of Wrath & (and) the Speckled Monster (Epidemics, Biological Terrorism and the Early Legal History of Two Major Defenses - Quarantine and Vaccination)

handle is hein.journals/jmdl7 and id is 121 raw text is: THE GRAPES OF WRATH & THE SPECKLED
MONSTER (EPIDEMICS, BIOLOGICAL TERRORISM
AND THE EARLY LEGAL HISTORY OF TWO MAJOR
DEFENSES - QUARANTINE AND VACCINATION)
Alfred J. Sciarrino
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION  ..........................................    117
I.      PART ONE: THE GRAPES OF WRATH ..................    132
II.     QUARANTINE   ....................................   135
A. QUARANTINE OF THE VESSELS ...................    137
B. QUARANTINE OF RAGS, FABRICS, CLOTHING, AND
BEDDING  ...................................    141
C. QUARANTINE OF ANIMALS ......................     144
D. QUARANTINE OF PLANTS .......................     153
III.    SANITATION  ..................................... . 155
IV.     INSPECTION OF FOODSTUFFS AND QUARANTINE OF GOODS
AND  M ERCHANDISE  ...............................  161
V.      DISPOSAL OF HUMAN AND ANIMAL BODIES .............   163
VI.     QUARANTINE OF PERSONS, DESTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS,
CREATION OF PEST HOUSES AND BARRIERS .............  166
VII.    FEDERAL QUARANTINE LAW .........................    175
And the angel thrust in
his sickle into the earth,
and gathered the vine of
the earth, and cast it into
the great winepress of the
wrath of God
Revelations 14:19
INTRODUCTION
Humans will always face the threat of virulent epidemics, for it is the way
of nature to wean the physically weak and control the world's population, along
with its other weapons of mass human destruction: famine, pestilence, natural
catastrophe, and war. However, during the twentieth century Americans were
* Associate Professor of Business Law, State University of New York, College at Geneseo.
B.A. SUNY, Geneseo; M.A.R. Yale University Divinity School; LL.M Wisconsin Law School.
Dedicated to my wife Debi, suffering from terminal cancer, and to our children, Bronwyn, Reece,
Sydney and Devyn.

What Is HeinOnline?

HeinOnline is a subscription-based resource containing nearly 3,000 academic and legal journals from inception; complete coverage of government documents such as U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Code, Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Reports, and much more. Documents are image-based, fully searchable PDFs with the authority of print combined with the accessibility of a user-friendly and powerful database. For more information, request a quote or trial for your organization below.



Short-term subscription options include 24 hours, 48 hours, or 1 week to HeinOnline with pricing starting as low as $29.95

Contact us for annual subscription options:

Already a HeinOnline Subscriber?

profiles profiles most