Law in the time of COVID-19 by Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School
Law in the Time of COVID-19 is a 2-credit course for University of Washington Law students with publicly available content. Because of public interest and the importance of this topic, the instructors are providing reading and listening assignment access to the public as the course progresses.
Special COVID-19 issue of Medicine and Law: HeinOnline is pleased to offer this special COVID-19 issue of Medicine and Law FREE to all non-journal subscribers.
The Congressional Research Services team has put together some COVID-19 resources including a Constitutional Considerations of Remote Voting in Congress (April 14, 2020), Background and State and Local Allocations of the CARES Act (April 14, 2020), and a dynamic webpage including a number of resources organized by topic (e.g., global issues, public health, economic impact, executive branch response, congressional response, legal analysis).
In light of the COVID-19 epidemic Fastcase has created a COVID-19 resource hub, bringing together free legislative and government updates and COVID-19 content across leading news media sources. Included in these resources are a series of webinars responding to ongoing developments.
Who really CARES? A Primer on COVID-19 Debt Relief Legislation
The Coronavirus Research Database has been automatically enabled at no cost for all ProQuest platform customers. This cross-disciplinary resource enables researchers to search and discover full-text articles, dissertations and other content from a variety of publishers. More information about the database is available here along with a brief Q&A here.
Wolters Kluwer has made a new COVID-19 Smart Chart Tool freely available to help users locate and compare laws across multiple jurisdictions. Content includes federal and state laws, regulations, and executive orders which are organized topically across subject areas (e.g., education, banking & finance, labor & employment, health & infectious disease, tax, securities, small business administration). More information about the tool and its features can be found here.
This organization is made up of lawyers and engineers committed to making the law easier to navigate through technology. In response to COVID-19, they have partnered with Wilson Sonsi in order to create free tools to help organizations rapidly develop policies and gather information from their workforce. Users must register in order to access these tools.
Subscribers of Lexis Advance may access their Complimentary COVID-19 Resources, including a kit for practical guidance in emerging issues, state and federal executive order, legislation, and regulation tracking, closures and restrictions, and SEC disclosure guidance and compliance management.
This website provides state-by-state tracking of guidance related to testing prioritization, elective medical procedures, and other public health policies related to COVID-19. They created a hub to share mapped data from members, which is updated as new information becomes available.
The mission of the Institute for Intellectual Property and Social Justice (IIPSJ) is to pursue the social justice obligations of intellectual property protection by promoting core principles of access, inclusion, and empowerment. HUSL Professor Lateef Mtima is the Founder and Director of IIPSJ. In these challenging times, IIPSJ is focusing on IP and social justice issues that arise during the COVID-19 crisis, more information is provided here. The IIPSJ website covers IP social justice advocacy, IIPSJ programs, and includes a rich collection of resources.
NCSL represents the legislatures in the states, territories and commonwealths of the United States. Its mission is to foster interstate cooperation and facilitate the exchange of information among legislatures. Their website collects coronavirus-related state legislation (e.g., state action addressing challenges faced by first responders).
This website provides current information on the status of COVID-19 in the US and abroad, the actions states have taken to address it, and the latest efforts at the federal level. State-by-state responses and communications are highlighted here. They are updated regularly, and organized alphabetically by state.
This website compiles information to help provide local leaders with the necessary tools and resources to ensure cities, towns, and villages are well equipped to navigate the current outbreak. Their website provides links to federal policy updates, resources and best practices.