Comparing National Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis

Regulatory Responses to COVID-19: The U.S. and the World
4:00pm - 5:00pm

The global coronavirus pandemic has prompted a reconfiguration in governmental power in countries around the world. This international panel will bring together administrative law and regulatory experts to discuss the legal implications of the COVID-19 in comparative perspective. How have domestic legal and regulatory institutions adapted to the public health emergency? What best practices can be gleaned from a comparative perspective on how administrative institutions have responded in the face of a public health crisis? Are the new emergency powers that have been given to many governments a threat to liberty and the rule of law? These are just a few of the questions and issues that this panel will take up with reference to administrative changes in Europe, Asia, and South America.

Register here. The event is free of charge and open to the public. It will be recorded.

Participants in the panel have all contributed to an international series of essays on the comparative administrative law of the COVID crisis that was published earlier in the year in the Penn Program on Regulation’s daily publication, The Regulatory Review

Confirmed speakers:

Jacques deLisle, Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science; Director, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Florentin Blanc, Senior Policy Analyst, OECD

Elena Chachko, Lecturer on Law | Harvard Law School; Post-doctoral Fellow | Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania

Jorge Contesse, Associate Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School

Moderated by:
Neysun Mahboubi, Lecturer in Law and Research Scholar of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China, University of Pennsylvania

This program has been approved for 1.0 substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should make a payment via the online registration link in the amount of $40.00 ($20.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys).