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Seminar Series: COVID-19 and the Law: What COVID-19 Teaches Us About Health Justice and the Path Forward
February 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pmFree
Join us on February 16 for the second installment of the COVID-19 and the Law: Disruption, Impact, and Legacy Seminar Series.
This seminar series will consider the ethical, legal, regulatory, and broader social and institutional impacts that COVID-19 has had, as well as the longer-lasting effects it may have on our society. This second seminar in the series will focus on the impact of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable populations.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all aspects of life in the United States and around the world, disrupting the global economy as well as countless institutions. The issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic present a critical juncture for the U.S. and other countries around the world. Our actions now have the potential to shape responses to future pandemics, and to ensure institutions serve all of our populations.
How have our institutions, including the structure of our health care system and its attendant regulations, affected the evolution of the pandemic? What lasting changes have legal responses to COVID-19 introduced? Which institutions and intersectional issues have worsened or complicated the impact of and response to the pandemic? Join us for a critical reflection on changes the pandemic has introduced and their anticipated legacy.
Join the conversation or submit questions on Twitter at @PetrieFlom using #COVIDLawPolicy.