International

Tracking Legal Responses to COVID-19

Tracking Legal Responses to COVID-19

The Regulatory Review’s extensive COVID-19 global series exemplifies Penn Law’s international and cross-disciplinary strengths.

Comparative Administrative Law Matters in the Fight Against COVID-19

Comparative Administrative Law Matters in the Fight Against COVID-19

The Regulatory Review’s global COVID-19 series offers valuable lessons that can help improve administrative law and policy.

Portugal’s Response to COVID-19

Portugal’s Response to COVID-19

Timely and extensive interventions have facilitated Portugal’s success in addressing COVID-19.

China’s Administrative State Is Both a Blessing and a Curse

China’s Administrative State Is Both a Blessing and a Curse

China’s approach to regulatory law has both helped and hindered the government’s response to COVID-19.

Chile’s Political and Institutional Response to COVID-19

Chile’s Political and Institutional Response to COVID-19

Expanded executive power presents challenges to plans for constitutional and political reform.

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

In Brazil, a political crisis rages between federal and state governments as coronavirus cases keep rising.

Singapore’s Regulatory Response to COVID-19

Singapore’s Regulatory Response to COVID-19

The pandemic appears tailor-made for Singapore’s managerial and interventionist style of governance.

Soft Regulation and Hard Compliance in Taiwan

Soft Regulation and Hard Compliance in Taiwan

The secret to Taiwan’s successful fight against COVID-19 is its people, not its government.

The Need for Global Protections Against Existential Risks

The Need for Global Protections Against Existential Risks

International collaborative mechanisms are needed to prepare for threats to human existence.

Did Japan’s Lenient Lockdown Conquer the Coronavirus?

Did Japan’s Lenient Lockdown Conquer the Coronavirus?

Despite federal attempts to fight COVID-19, Japanese law prioritizes individual rights and regional autonomy.

Lessons From New Zealand’s COVID-19 Success

Lessons From New Zealand’s COVID-19 Success

The United States might well have saved many lives by following New Zealand’s science-based playbook.

Italy’s Complex Legislative Framework Impairs its COVID-19 Response

Italy’s Complex Legislative Framework Impairs its COVID-19 Response

Italy’s pandemic policies struggle with the same legislative and regulatory challenges as traditional laws.