Despite federal attempts to fight COVID-19, Japanese law prioritizes individual rights and regional autonomy.
The United States might well have saved many lives by following New Zealand’s science-based playbook.
Italy’s pandemic policies struggle with the same legislative and regulatory challenges as traditional laws.
Decades-long efforts in Vietnam to improve local governance have kept recorded coronavirus cases low.
Colombia lacks procedures for ensuring coordination among different levels of government.
Despite a robust regulatory scheme, Chilean officials struggle to follow experts and respond to COVID-19 effectively.
Self-interested and apathetic policies by its executive made Brazil one of the most infected countries in the world.
Democratic process and federalism concerns raise questions about the Swiss government’s COVID-19 policies.
Amid uncertainty, countries must learn from previous inadequacies in risk-based regulation and compliance measures.
Mexico’s citizens and economy suffer because the President failed to invoke the only constitutional tool to fight COVID-19.
Although Congress has failed to take big steps to ensure access to COVID-19 care, states are taking small but significant steps.
Executive and legislative branches of Spain’s government wield debatable legal authority in times of crisis.