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Law in the Time of COVID-19

Video Intro

We're posting the six public lectures from Law in the Time of COVID-19, but we're not the only ones putting out webinars and videos. Here's a list from the UW, for instance.

This page lists some of the good ones we've spotted.

It incudes a few videos from professional news organizations (e.g., Frontline on PBS), but if you're looking for newscasts, visit the sites for CNN, NBC, etc.

C-SPAN's Coronavirus Coverage includes briefings by the President and governors, as well as congressional hearings.

Constitutional Law, Civil Liberties

Law in the Time of COVID-19: Constitutional Law & Individual Rights panel

The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR (April 16, 2020)

Moderator: Angélique Roché Panelists: Faiza Patel, director of Liberty and National Security at The Brennan Center; Amol Sinha, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, New Jersey; and more to be announced.

Public health surveillance, AI bias, and risks to privacy in the fight against COVID-19. Brookings Institution Center for Technology Innovation, April 22, 2020

Courts, Legal Profession

The Attorney General's Role in Responding to a Statewide Emergency

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks on the Attorney General's Role in Responding to a Statewide Emergency, April 22, 2020.

Global Issues

Rule of Law During a Pandemic: How Can Business Respect Human Rights amid COVID-19? Panel, May 11, 2020, part of series by UW Law's Sustainable International Development Program.

Health Law & Policy

Law in the Time of COVID-19: Global & Public Health Law panel, April 9, 2020

Law, Policy, and Public Health: The Case of Coronavirus, NYU School of Law, Feb. 24, 2020 (1:06:10)

Moderator: Lisa Monaco, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Reiss Center on Law and Security and Adjunct Professor of Law, NYU School of Law; former Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama

Panelists:

  • Laurie Garrett, Former Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations; Science writer and Pulitzer Prize winner for coverage of Ebola outbreak in Zaire
  • Alexandra Phelan, Member, Center for Global Health Science and Security and Faculty Research Instructor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Georgetown University; Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Shitong Qiao, Jerome A. Cohen Visiting Professor of Law, NYU School of Law (Spring 2020)
  • Howard Zucker, Commissioner of Health, New York State; former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health and former Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization

Pursuing Data on COVID-19: The Health Inequity Multiplier, National Academies of Science, Engineering & Medicine webinar, April 28, 2020. Materials.

Immigrants

The Human Rights of Migrants in Detention, April 29, 2020, part of the series Rule of Law During a Pandemic presented by UW Law's Sustainable International Development program.

Law in the Time of COVID-19: Vulnerable Populations—Prisons, Jails, and Immigrant Detention Centers

'Don’t Let Us Die in Here': Coronavirus in Detention, The Atlantic (April 17, 2020)

Information, Misinformation, Media

COVID-19 and the Truth, part of the UW Graduate School series Coexisting with COVID-19. Features UW professors Kate Starbird & Jevin West. May 7, 2020.

International Law

International Law and the Globalization of Infectious Diseases: The International Health Regulations and the Global Battle Against COVID-19. Presentation by Allyn Taylor to Law A 508, Transnational Law, University of Washington School of Law, May 7, 2020.

Medicine, Public Health

Coronavirus and Pandemic Disease Preparedness - What We know and the Way Forward

UW Dep't of Global Health, Feb. 19, 2020

Lessons Learned from being at the First Wave of the Covid-19 Epidemic in the US

Zoom lecture to Oregon State University seminar by Dean Hilary Godwin, Dean of University of Washington School of Public Health, April 17, 2020

The Coronavirus Explained and What You Should Do, from Our World in Data and Kurzgesagt. 8 1/2 min.

Denise M. Dudzinski, COVID-19 Ethics FAQ , UW Dep't of Bioethics & Humanities (March 27, 2020)

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Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, Disability, COVID-19, and Triage: Exploring Resource Allocation and the Framing of Disability Webinar (April 14, 2020). Page includes links to videos of the webinar as well as to relevant papers.

Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, Ethical Dilemmas in Mask and Equipment Shortages: Health Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar (April 22, 2020). Includes links to video.

Small Business, Workers, Economy



Law in the Time of COVID-19: Labor & Employment Issues

Prisons

Law in the Time of COVID-19: Vulnerable Populations—Prisons, Jails, and Immigrant Detention Centers

Influencing the Congressional Response to COVID 19 in Prisons, Sentencing Project (April 16, 2020)

Recovery

COVID-19 and Economic Recovery, University Life Forum at Columbia Unversity, April 30, 2020

Technology

From Ed Tech to Contact Tracing Apps: Technology Safeguards During the Pandemic

Various Topics