Barbara Pfeffer Billauer

Institute of World Politics

Research Professor of Scientific Statecraft

1521 16th St NW,

Washington, DC

United States

International Program in Bioethics, U. of Porto

Professor

Rua Dr. Roberto Frias

4200-464 Porto

Portugal

Foundation for Law and Science Centers, Inc.

President

1020 16th Street NW

Suite LL1

Washington, DC 20036

United States

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Scholarly Papers (74)

1.

Le Corbusier, the Occult and How Art Deco Began

Trans Lux , Vol. 28, No. 3, Art Deco Society of Washington, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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art deco, Le Corbusier, Charles-Eduard Jeanneret, Occuclt, Fibonacci, Kabbala, freemasons, inspiration, source, design philosophy, geometry

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Did God Invent Fibonacci Numbers?

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Oct 2012
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
Downloads 337 (91,640)

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Fibonacci numbers, Fibonacci pairs, Fibonaaci sequence, Golden Ratio, Divine Proportion, Sanskrit, Leonardo of Pisa, Tabernacle, Exodus, Solomon's Temple, Chronicles, 1 Kings, Bible, Ezekiel, Isaac Newton

3.

Moses, the Tutmoses and the Exodus

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 May 2014
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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pharaoh, exodus, moses, tutmosis, hatshepsut, raamses, rammes, seti, horemheb, gold, straw, bricks, 18th dynasty, ancient egypt, 19th dynasty,

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Joshua's Battle of Jericho: Scientific Statecraft in Warfare - Lessons in Military Innovation and Scientific Tactical Initiative

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Feb 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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military strategy, asymmetrical warfare, tactics, mechanical resonance, sonar resonance, Joshua, Jericho, Walls, Rachab, Rahab, spies, espionage, reconnaissance, Scientific Statecraft, Military Innovation, Scientific Tactical Initiative, terrorism, unconventional weaponry, noise, vibrations

5.

The First Amendment, Moral Law and Abortion: The Conflict between Fetal Rights & Freedom of Religion

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
Downloads 169 (182,365)
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whole foods v. cole, roe. v wade, abortion, privacy, autonomy, equality, freedom, constitution, moral law, moral code, natural law, international view on abortion, hammurabi's code, justinian code, decalogue, ten commandments, mosaic code, 6th commandment, religious freedom, first amendment

6.

On the Wings of Words: The Empty Eloquence of Barack Obama

Management Online REview, May 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2009
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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oratory, rhetoric, leadership, statesman

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Robin Hood and His Outliers: A Case Study in Introductory Statistics for the Arithmetically Averse - Chapter One

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2008
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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means, averages, medians, modes, skewed populations

8.

Daubert Debunked: A History of Legal Retrogression and the Need to Redefine 'Science' in Law

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Aug 2015
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Daubert, Frye, Scientific Evidence, Rand Study, reliability, validity, Popper, Experts, Expert witnesses, Admissibility, Scientific Understanding, Judges, Daubert criteria, general consensus of the scientific community

9.

With Liberty and Justice for All: Abortion, Religious Freedom and the Constitution

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2009
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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abortion, murder, killing, privacy, constitution, religious freedom, first amendment

10.

Dumping Daubert, Popping Popper and Falsifying Falsifiability: A Re-Assessment of First Principles

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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daubert, popper, science, good science, junk science, evidentiary admissibility, evidence, scientific evidence, proof, scientific method, knowledge

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health care, health insurance, health coverage

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Admissibility of Scientific Evidence Under Daubert: The Fatal Flaws of ‘Falsifiability’ and ‘Falsification’

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 11 Dec 2015
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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scientific evidence, Daubert, products liability, toxic torts, Popper, falsifiability, falsifiable, science, evidence, junk science

13.

Benjamin Franklin: Statesman-Scientist and the Father of Scientific Statecraft

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2009
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Benjamin Franklin, Scientist, Statesman, Statecraft, Diplomacy, Negotiation

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The Backstory to the Battle of Jericho: A Study of Espionage, Strategy and Fear

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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strategy, tactics, terrorism, guerilla warfare, espionage, intelligence, psychology, warfare, asymetric warfare, text, Joshua, Rahab, Jericho, walls

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universal health care, universal health coverage, right to health, health insurance, universal health insurance, cost of public health, cost of public health screening, constitutionality of health insurance law

16.

The Right to Health - A Holistic Health Plan: 2008-16

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Aug 2007
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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health care, health coverage,

17.

Of Microbes and Men - And MRSA: How the Administration's Public Health Policy Fosters Drug Resistant Microbes

Posted: 27 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2008
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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microbial drug resistance, antibiotic resistance, MRSA, methicillin resistant staphloccus, community spread, transmission, drug resistant microbes

18.

'Wrongful Life' in the Age of CRISPR-CAS: Using the Legal Fiction of the Conceptual Being to Redress Wrongful Gamete Manipulation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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PGT, PGD, PGS, Crispr, Crispr-Cas, Wrongful Life, Wrongful Birth, genetic harm, negligence

19.

Case-Studies in Scientific Statecraft: Chaim Weizmann and the Balfour Declaration - Science, Scientists and Propaganda

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Weizmann, Balfour, Lloyd George Balfour Declaration, zionism, munitions, acetone, fermentation, industrial fermentation, propaganda, explosives, Scott, Herbert Samuel, Brandeis

20.

First Things First - In the Creation of the Universe: A Conciliatory Translation of Genesis

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Aug 2009
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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genesis, science and religion, law and science, creation, evolution, intelligent design, mathematics and religion, biblical interpretation, science education, biblical exigesis

21.

Human Reproductive Cloning: Science and Jewish Law

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2014
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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cloning, human reproductive cloning, embryonic cells, embryos, embryonic stem cells, reproductive cloning, reproductive cloning, science, law

22.

Primacy in Products Liability: A Comparison of Israeli and American Law

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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strict liability in tort, product liability, restatement of torts, absolute liability, negligence, sales, consumer protection, warranty, breach of warranty, implied warranty, comparative law, Israel, United States, technolgically advanced products

23.

When Did Art Deco Begin? The Role of the Secessionist Movement

Trans Lux, The Journal of the Art Deco Society of Washington, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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art deco, secessionism, Group of Seven, Klimt Group, Klimt, Moser, Hoffman, Wagner, Modernism, Paris Expo

24.

Sperm Bank Liability: Do Damages Accrue for Defective Deposits? The Impact of Collins v. Xytex Corp.

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2018
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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sperm bank, sperm, liability, products liability, fraud, negligent misrepresentation

25.

The Right to Health - A Holistic Health Plan for the Next Administration

Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 5, No. 1, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Dec 2007
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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health care, insurance coverage, health coverage, market driven health plan

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Case-Studies in Bioethics - Briefs: The Right to Die and Refuse to Die:

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Aug 2017
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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bioethics, narrative, right to die, right to refuse treatment, dunn case, netherlands, texas, TADA, Texas Advance Directive Act

27.

Did God Create Fibonacci Numbers - The Clues Newton Missed

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Dec 2015
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Fibonacci numbers, Fibonacci history, golden ratio, divine proportion, Newton, Exodus, Solomon's temple, ark, ark of the covenant, Kings I, Chronicles

28.

Lessons in Leadership

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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leadership, born or bred, heredity or environment, education and environment, personality types, archetypes, leadership skills

29.

The Suitability of Mandated Insurance for Health Coverage: Why Car is Not Like Care

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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health coverage, health care, health reform, health insurance, universal coverage, unniversal care, health care reform, universal health

30.

America: A Country in Search of a Leader = Elections, 2008

Management Online REview, May 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2008
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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leadership, oratory, unity, bipartisanship

31.

The Secrets of Jethro - Father of Jurisprudence, Patriarch of the Druze, Unifier of Legal Systems

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Jethro, Moses, Jurisprudence, Appellate System, Appellate Review, Kabbala, Gematria

32.

Human Reproductive Cloning: The Intersection of Kaballa, the Bible and Biology - Parable, Exegesis and Modern Science

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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cloning and metaphysics, cloning and kaballa, cloning and biology, philosphy of science, philosophy of religion, philosophy of biology, embryonic stem cell

33.

Stemming MRSA's Spread using Science-Based Regulations & Legal Enforcement: Or the Microbes will Inherit the Earth

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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resistant microbes, industrial hygiene, legislatiion, regulation, novel solutions, MRSA, transmission, handwashing effectivenss

34.

Robin Hood and His Outliers: Chapter Two-Robin Hood Tames the Standard Deviate

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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means, medians, modes, standard deviation, case study, population distribution, normal distribution, gaussian distribution, skewed populations

35.

Case Studies in Scientific Statecraft: Aaron Aaronsohn: 1909-1914: Science, Subversion and the Birth of Israel

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 07 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2014
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Aaron Aaronsohn, Louis Brandeis, Balfour Declaration, Woodrow Wilson, Israel, Palestine, Emmer Wheat, scientific statecraft, agronomist, David Fairchild

36.

Aaron Aaronsohn and the Zionist Conversion of Justice Louis Brandeis

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Aaron Aaronsohn, Louis Brandeis, Scientific Statecraft, Balfour Declaration, Science, policy, Zionism, deHaas, influence, conversion, Zionist Cause, Felix Frankfurter, Julian Mack, Louis Marshall, Julius Rosenwald, Henrietta Szold

37.

the Sperminator As a Public Nuisance: Redressing Wrongful Life and Birth Claims in New Ways (AKA New Tricks for Old Torts)

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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wrongful life, wrongful birth, sperm bank, infertility, genetic harm, nuisance, fiduciary

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Causation, Toxic Torts, General Causation, Specific Causation, Daubert, Frye, Multiple Causation, Cultural Analysis, Poetics, Linguistics, Epidemiology, Bistatistics, Causal Proof, Medical-Legal Disconnect, Science-Law Disconnect, Cultural Perspective

39.

Breast Cancer & the Environment: Using a Novel Surrogate to Investigate Risk

Posted: 07 Jul 2007
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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environmental risk, breast cancer, waste sites

40.

Weapons of Mass Hysteria (WMH), Faulty Bio-Threat Predictions and its Impact on National (In)Security

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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smallpox, anthrax, saddam, biothreat, bioweapon, bioterrorism, vaccination, risk-benefit, iraq, weapons of mass destruction, weapons of mass hysteria, germany, yugoslavia, dark winter, WHO, CDC, mathematical models, modelling pandemics, terrorism projections

41.

Human Reproductive Cloning: Science, Jewish Law and Metaphyics

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Sep 2010
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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human reproductive cloning, cloning, jewish law and cloning, kaballa and human reproductive cloning, philosophy of cloning, metaphysics of cloning, philosophy of species, philosophy of biology, embryonic stem cell, philosophy of genetics, metaphysics of genetics

42.

Ode to Ellis Island

Washington Times, p. B4, February 24, 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer and Norman A. Bailey
Institute of World Politics and Institute of World Politics
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immigration, ellis island, amnesty, reform, education

43.

Optimal Justice: Education, Rehabilitation, Forgiveness - Or How Joseph Ends Sibling Rivalry and Becomes a Saint

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jan 2011
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Neonatal Mortality as a Function of Secular Events During Pregnancy: Changes in Statistical Modeling Needed to Improve Obstetric Care & Neonatal Health

Proceedings of the U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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health care, pregancy, obstetrics, neonatal mortality, infant deaths, healthmetrics, vital statistics

45.

Scientific Statecraft: Using the Power of Scientific Knowledge to Drive State Actions

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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scientific statecraft, science policy, framework, political science, science, scientists, bioterrorism policy

46.

Re-Birthing Wrongful Birth Claims in the Age of IVF and Abortion Reforms

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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wrongful life, wrongful birth, abortion, IVF, relational negligence, relativistic negligence, feminist tort, autonomy, liberty, pursuit of happiness, freedom, personal freedom, public policy, sanctity of life

47.

Re-Vitalizing Wrongful Birth Claims: A Feminist-Tort Approach

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 May 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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wrongful birth, sterlization, unwanted child, autonomy, offset, joys of child-raising, feminist tort, experience, eggshell plaintiff

48.

Genes, Determinism and God by Denis Alexander - A Review

Metascience (Springer Publications), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Feb 2018
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Genes, Determinism, Free Will, Freedom of Choice, Legal Aspects, Theology, Freedom of Choice, Genetics, Environment, Heredity

49.

On Reading Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) on Succot (the Feast of the Tabernacles)

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Sep 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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kohelet, Ecclesiastes, Moses, Solomon, wisdom, futility, vanity, frustration, lack of satisfaction of life, red heifer, para adumah

50.

Message from Mt. Moriah: The Non-Permutable Law of War & Conflict

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Nov 2010
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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al queda, terrorism, fanaticism, zealots, religious zealts, jihad, sacrifice, sacrifice of Isaac, Abraham's ten tests

51.

Disaster in Denver: Prelude to Pandemic Pandemonium

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 May 2008
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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influenza, flu, pandemic, epidemic, preparedness, vaccine, avian flu, spanish flu

52.

Case Studies in Scientific Statecraft Warfare: Joshua's Battle of Jericho

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Mar 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Joshua, Jericho, battle, walls, resonance, sonar resonance, mechanical resonance, vibration, sound waves, sound, marching, footsteps, lock-step

53.

First Lessons in Leadership: The Moses Model

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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leadership, leader, Moses, Egyptian, motive matters, moral imperative, premediated murder, homicide, courage of one's convictions, readiness to act, team work, timing, mishna, being a man

54.

The (Sperm) Banking Crisis: A New Means of Legal Redress - or New Tricks for Old Torts

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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wrongful life, wrongful birth, wrongful conception, sperm banks, IVF, Parfit, Non-Identity problem, schizophrenia, genetic defects, public nuisance, private right, sperm bank industry

55.

A New Method to Assess Past Environmental Exposures: Ecomarker/Surrogates of Past Contamination

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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environmental law, health impact, modelling, risk assessment, novel scientific methodology

56.

Message from Moriah – Part II: The Akeda: The Instruction of Abraham – Balance and Boundaries in Divine Devotion

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Nov 2012
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Akeda, Binding of Isaac, Ten Tests of Abraham, Yirat Shamayim, Ahavat Shamyim, Love of God, Fear of God, Sacrifice

57.

New Flu - A SWAT (Simple Way to Attack Transmission) Plan for Parents and Other Prudent People

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 May 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2009
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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flu, influenza, H1N1, epidemic,pandemic, pandemic preparedness, pandemic prevention, transmission, pandemic, prophylaxis, schools, age, demographics

58.

On Reading Jonah on Yom Kippur

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Sep 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Jonah, Yonah, Repentance, Yom Kippur, Nineveh, Teshuva

59.

The Conflict between Bioethical and Legal Obligations of a Treating Physician: When Automony, Beneficience and Informed Consent are in Conflict

Bioethics Forum of the Zefat Academic College of Law, 2015
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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autonomy, justice, beneficience, nonmaleficience, nonmalfeasance, placebo, informed consent

60.

Public Policy in the Age of Weapons of Mass Hysteria: On the Decision to Vaccinate: Evaluating Risks and Benefits

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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smallpox, anthrax, saddam, biothreat, bioweapon, bioterrorism, vaccination, risk-benefit, iraq, weapons of mass destruction, weapons of mass hysteria

61.

On Diplomatic Accords in the Torah: The Beer Sheva Treaty of Abraham and Avimelech, King of Gerar

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Dec 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Israel, Treaty, Diplomacy, Accord, Binding, Philistines, Palestinians, Beer Sheva, Be'er Sheba, Akeda, Punishment, Isaac, After-Effects, Cease-Fire

62.

On Salmonella: You Say Tomato…. I Say 'Hogwash': Reflections on Bioterrorism and Pandemic Preparedness

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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pandemic preparedness, pandemic, flu, food poisoning, bioterrorism, bioterrorist, pandemics

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Message from Mt. Moriah - Part III: The Trial of Abraham - The Lonely Man of Love

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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akeda, binding of Isaac, test of Abraham, chesed, gvurah, kindness, fear, love of God, fear of God, Yishmael, Abraham, Isaac

64.

A Retrospective Review of Evidence of SARs Causation in Light of the MERS and Ebola Epidemics

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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SARs, koch's postulates, causal connection, MERS, EBOLA, Avian Flu, chlamydia, paramyxaviridae

65.

A Brief History of Design: Part I Canopies of State and of Matrimony

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Jan 2014
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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chuppah, chuppa, huppa. wedding canopy, baldachins, Isserles, royal canopy, baronial bedrooms

66.

Genetics - And Genetic Legal Problems: Can the Legal System Cope With Novel Bioethical Challenges?

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 May 2016
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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genetic testing, bioethics, right of privacy, privacy, cystic fibrosis, cf, CalGina, ADA, discrimination, genetic discrimination, choice of law, medical error, genotype, phenotype

67.

The Makings of Good Governance: The Convergence of Immigration, Economic Policy and Scientific Statecraft – A Case-Study of Portugal at its Peak in the 16th Century

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 31 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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economic statecraft, scientific statecraft, economic policy, scientific policy, good governance, immigration, navigation, technology, innovation, scientific advances, trade, exploration, world dominance

68.

Science, Law and Entertainment: The Message of Daubert - Educating Lawyers for the 21st Century

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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judicial education, legal education, scientific literacy of lawyers, daubert, expert witnesses, frye

69.

Rosh Hashana 2011 -- A Day of Remembrance and a Year of Peace

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Dec 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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economic incentives, diplomacy, diplomatic accord, Israel, Palestinians, Philistines, wells, economic incentives, cease-fire, peace-keepting alternatives

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Ch. 1: Henny Penny vs. The King: On Seeking Damages Caused by the Falling Sky Epidemiology for the Mathematically Challenged & Arithmetically Averse

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2016
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Daubert, FRCP 702, expert witness, epidemiology, Daubert Hearing, scientific method, judicial education

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Joshua, Son of None: When the Rabbinate becomes Guardian of the Genes

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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conflict between religion, bioethics and law, surrogate mother, birth mother, egg donor, ova donor, child's religion, anonymity, anonymous gamete donors

72.

Just a Pretty Face - The Impending Political Suicide of Mr. Yair Lapid

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Netanyahu, Coalition, Lapid, Bennet, Livni, Political Ineptitude, Politicial Manuevering, Political Associations, Israel, Israeli Politics, Coalition Building, Political Parties

73.

The Henny-Penny Chronicles: Chapter 2

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jan 2016
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Daubert, FRCP 702, expert witness, epidemiology, Daubert Hearing, scientific method

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On Scientific Bias: When the Reported Truth is Not the Whole Truth

Posted: 07 May 2008
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
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data manipulation, integrity in research, scientific evidence, researcher bias, industry manipulation

Other Papers (7)

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Dona Gracia Nasi: First Lady of the Age of Exploration

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
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age of exploration, pedro nunes, abraham zacuto, astrolabe, vasco da gama, cabral, spice trade, pepper trade, dona gracia nasi, dona gracia, tiberius,

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Art Deco Now and Then: Folies in Paris

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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art deco, paris, folies bergere, art nouveau, galleries lafayette, maison et objets, history of art deco, Baronial Bedrooms, Hotel Lutetia

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The Riddle of the Raasesses - Who Was the Pharaoh of the Exodus: Part I

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Moses, Raamses, Ramsses, Pharaoh, store-cities, goshen, Qatir, Avaris

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The Riddle of the Raamses Continues and the Enigma of the Exodus Begins

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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Avaris, Qantier, Raamsses, PI-raamses, Pi-Ramsses, Ramsses, Pi-Raamees, site of the exodus, place exodus began

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Baronial Bedrooms (Cover)

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 18 Apr 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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historiography of interior design, crafts, decor, history of decor

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Baronial Bedrooms: The Kama Sutra of Grand Design - File 1 - Initial Pages

Baronial Bedrooms: The Kama Sutra of Grand Design, Westphalia Press, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2013
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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The Jerusalem of Science and Culture

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Barbara Pfeffer Billauer
Institute of World Politics
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jerusalem, UNESCO, science, culture, freemasonry, history, heritage