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Forced isolation may be the only way to stop the virus
Does Personal Freedom Endanger Public Health?
Coronavirus Could Infect Privacy And Civil Liberties Forever
The Clash Between Emergency Powers and Individual Rights During COVID-19 Pandemic
Beyond liberty: social values and public health ethics in responses to COVID-19
A balance between liberty and safety during a pandemic
Disease Control, Civil Liberties, and Mass Testing — Calibrating Restrictions during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Civil liberties in the time of caronavirus
Legal and Constitutional Considerations in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Covid-19 response and civil liberties: Striking the Balance
Preserving our public health and civil liberties this summer
How to talk about freedom during a pandemic
Self-Isolation Orders Pit Civil Liberties Against Public Good In Coronavirus Pandemic
Ethicist Weighs in on Tension Between Public Health and Private Liberty
The Coronavirus vs. Civil Liberties
After 9/11, we gave up privacy for security. Will we make the same trade-off after Covid-19?
How Much Liberty Must We Give Up? A Constitutional Analysis of the Coronavirus Lockdown Proposals
Can a Pandemic Put Your Civil Liberties On Hold?
Why can’t we accept masks like we do other public health and safety rules?
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human rights and the rule of law – Our action
Human Rights in Times of COVID-19: Public Safety vs. Individual Liberty
An epidemiologist’s view on personal liberty and mask-wearing
Freedom and privacy in the time of coronavirus
Human Rights and Coronavirus: What’s at Stake for Truth, Trust, and Democracy?
Does the ban on large gatherings violate the 1st Amendment of the Constitution?
COVID-19: A stress test for fundamental rights and freedom
Vaccination and Coronavirus: Where the Public Good Clashes with Choice and Freedom
Public health vs. personal freedom: Reflections on the California public vaccination law (2015)
Individual Rights vs. Public Health: The Vaccination Debate (2010)
PERSONAL LIBERTIES AND PUBLIC SAFETY: THE LEGALITY OF MANDATED VACCINES
How we define “freedom” matters to our health
Can a virus undermine human rights?
Older background articles
“Jacobson v. Massachusetts and Public Health Law: Perspectives in 2005” (2005)
The Intersection of Law, Ethics, and Public Health in the United State
Public health and persona liberties (2001)
The continuing tensions between individual rights and public health. Talking Point on public health versus civil liberties (2007)
Balancing individual rights and public safety during quarantine (2007)
An Overview of Public Health in the New Millenium: Individual Liberty vs. Public Safety (2004)
Ethics and Public Health Emergencies: Restrictions on Liberty
Public Health and Liberty: Beyond the Millian Paradigm (2009)
Public Health and Human Rights in an Era of Epidemics (2015)
Where Should We Draw the Line Between Community Health and Safety and Individual Liberty and Privacy?
Ethical considerations in developing a public health response to pandemic influenza
Balancing Public Health Against Individual Liberty: The Ethics of Smoking Regulations
Preventing Contagion and Protecting Civil Liberties: Problems in Quarantine & Isolation Law in the United States & Suggestions for Reform (2016)
Necessity and least infringement conditions in public health ethics (2017)
WHY FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND PUBLIC HEALTH MUST COEXIST
Individual Freedom or Public Health? A False Choice in the Covid Era
Yes, a National Quarantine Is Constitutional … and Necessary
Individual freedom and public health
Yes, government can restrict your freedom to protect your health
The public’s right to health: When individual freedoms threaten the commons
When it’s not safe to be free…
Self-Interest, Wrongly Understood
Protecting individual liberties during a public health crisis
Private: State Quarantine Powers Under the Constitution: Fear in an Age of Ebola
Siphoning civil liberties in the name of COVID-19: A research roundup
COVID-19 Policies and Constitutional Violations
The Peoples’ Constitution: COVID-19 versus Freedom
OUR FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS MUST SURVIVE COVID-19
Fighting Covid-19 Shouldn’t Mean Abandoning Human Rights