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In Legal Terms: Governments During A Heath Emergency

A former host of In Legal Terms, Professor Matthew Hall, was our guest for our show concerning The Balance Between Civil Liberty and Public Safety in a Time of Crisis   https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/matthew-r-hall/


The U.S. Supreme Court found that the “police power” of the States embraces “reasonable regulations …as will protect the public health and safety.” Jacobson v. Massachusetts, 197 U.S. 11 (1905) https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/197/11/


2016 Mississippi Code Title 41 - Public Health Chapter 23 - Contagious and Infectious Diseases; Quarantine In General (§§ 41-23-1 - 41-23-47) https://law.justia.com/codes/mississippi/2016/title-41/chapter-23/in-general/


2006 US Code Title 32 - NATIONAL GUARD CHAPTER 3 – PERSONNEL Sec. 328 - Active Guard and Reserve duty: Governor's authority https://law.justia.com/codes/us/2006/title32/chap3/sec328/


Military Power in Law Enforcement: The Posse Comitatus https://law.justia.com/constitution/us/article-2/38-military-power-in-law-enforcement.html


Law expert: In Miss. it’s a felony to violate a quarantine order, but good luck enforcing it https://www.wlox.com/2020/03/21/law-expert-miss-its-felony-violate-quarantine-order-good-luck-enforcing-it/



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