“COVID, Disability Law, and Bioethics,” Yale Law School Workshop Series

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Event time: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 5:00pm
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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.


  • Samuel Bagenstos: Frank G. Millard Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
  • Dr. Joseph J. Fins: The E. William Davis, Jr. M.D. Professor of Medical Ethics, Chief of the Division of Medical Ethics, Professor of Medicine (with Tenure), Professor of Public Health, and Professor of Medicine in Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College; Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Medicine, Bioethics, and the Law and Visiting Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • Henry T. (Hank) Greely ‘77: Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law and Director, Center for Law and the Biosciences, Stanford Law School; Professor by courtesy of Genetics, Stanford School of Medicine; Director, Stanford Program and Neuroscience and Society; Chair, Steering Committee of the Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University
  • Peter Littlejohns: Professor of Public Health in the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King’s College London; Honorary Consultant to Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Elizabeth Pendo: Joseph J. Simeone Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law
  • Additional speakers being confirmed