“COVID & Education; COVID, Ageism, and Care for Aging Populations,” Yale Law School Workshop Series

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Event time: 
Wednesday, November 11, 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.


Education Panelists (5:00-5:45 pm):

  • Daniel Markovits ’00 - Guido Calabresi Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • Kimberly J. Robinson: Elizabeth D. and Richard A. Merrill Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law; Professor of Education, Curry School of Education; and Professor of Law, Education and Public Policy, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia

Ageism and Care for Aging Populations Panelists (5:45-6:30 pm):

  • Alison E. Hirschel ‘84: Director, Michigan Elder Justice Initiative; Public Interest/Public Service Faculty Fellow and Lecturer, University of Michigan Law School
  • Nina Kohn: David M. Levy Professor of Law and Faculty Director of Online Education, Syracuse University College of Law; Distinguished Scholar in Elder Law, Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale Law School