“COVID, Executive Powers, Emergency Powers, and Civil Liberties,” Yale Law School Workshop Series

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Event time: 
Wednesday, October 21, 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.


COVID, Executive Powers, Emergency Powers, and Civil LIberties - Panelists:

  • John A. Ferejohn: Samuel Tilden Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
  • Jack Goldsmith ‘89: Learned Hand Professor of Law, Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Roderick M. (Rick) Hills Jr. ‘91: William T. Comfort, III Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
  • Bernadette Meyler: Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research and Intellectual Life, Stanford Law School; Professor, by courtesy, English, Stanford University
  • John Fabian Witt, ‘99: Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law, Yale Law School