“COVID & the Courts; COVID, Contact Tracing, and Privacy,” Yale Law School Workshop Series

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Event time: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 5:00pm
Virtual Event on Zoom See map
Event description: 

COVID-19: Law, Economics, Governance - A Virtual Workshop Series

This interdisciplinary virtual workshop and seminar led by Faculty Director Abbe Gluck ‘00 and Professors Ian Ayres ‘86 features leading scholars, industry leaders, scientists, advocates, and government experts to discuss the pandemic’s intersections with, and disruptions to, many areas of law. Topics range from elections to the incarcerated, constitutional law, vaccines, disparities, the workplace, and more. The workshop is open to the Yale community and typically will begin at 5pm or 6pm each week; Q&A will be conducted via the chat for those not enrolled in the seminar. Registration is required for non-YLS community members.


COVID & the Courts; COVID, Contact Tracing, and Privacy

The Courts Panelists (5:00-6:15 pm):

  • Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann ‘80: Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack: Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court
  • Chief Judge Lee H. Rosenthal: Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Contact Tracing & Privacy Panelists (6:20-7:35 pm)

  • Orin Kerr: Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
  • Glen Weyl: Office of the Chief Technology Officer Political Economist and Social Technologist, Microsoft; Founder and Chair, RadicalxChange Foundation
  • Jonathan L. Zittrain: George Bemis Professor of International Law, Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources, and Faculty Director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School; Professor of Computer Science, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Professor, Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government