220H sec. 001 - Public Law in a Pandemic for LL.M.s (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Erwin Chemerinsky (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
Th 06:00 AM - 07:50 AM
From August 20, 2020
To October 08, 2020
Course End: October 08, 2020
Class Number: 34220
Enroll Limit: 99
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
Many lawsuits have been filed in courts arising from COVID-19 and actions taken to stop its spread, and many more lawsuits are likely in the weeks and months ahead. What are the legal principles concerning the government’s power in a pandemic? How are civil liberties to balanced with the need to stop the spread of a communicable disease? The focus will be both on the underlying legal principles and on the issues now being litigated.
This course is for LLMs.
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