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COVID-19 Legal Scholarship


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Covid-19 Legal Scholarship

Asian Legal Responses to COVID-19 Legal responses to COVID-19 of five Asian countries and jurisdictions: Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan.

Bibliography of Covid-19 Legal Literature. Produce by the Melbourne Law School, the bibliography includes legal literature from around the world.

COVID 19: Pandemic Past and Present (HeinOnline) Dedicated to exploring how medical disasters of the past inform the present response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this database brings together federal government reports, hearings, and more.

International Economic Law & COVID-19 by the IEL Collective. Members of The IEL Collective reflect on (some of) the ways in which IEL is intermingled with the problematic patterns of globalized production and consumption underpinning the slow responses and rapid spread of COVID-19; and the ways in which we could respond to this crisis in a more globally just and sustainable way.

Pistor, Katharina. Law in the Time of COVID-19. New York: Columbia University Law School. 2020 (Open Access). This volume offers guidance for thinking about some the most pressing legal issues the pandemic has raised, especially (though not exclusively) for law in the United States.

Monitoring the Legal Response to COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean Legal responses to the COVID-19 crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean, including biweekly reports, most-trusted sources and our publications, collated by law librarians.

Power, people and the pandemic: the legal sides of COVID-19. A presentation by Professors Lara Khoury, Alana Klein and Marie-Eve Couture Ménard. This special webcast featured three experts specializing in public health law who are undertaking research into these questions and other issues, supported by McGill’s MI4 Emergency COVID-19 Research Funding.

Uncharted territory: Legal experts weigh in on the COVID-19 outbreak. Harvard Law School scholars legal experts consider the important legal and policy concerns and challenges that have emerged including those involving civil liberties, privacy, historical precedent, and economic impact as cities, states and countries respond to the epidemic.



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