International law

COVID-19 and Access to Medical Care in the United States

COVID-19 and Access to Medical Care in the United States

Although Congress has failed to take big steps to ensure access to COVID-19 care, states are taking small but significant steps.

Rescuing the European Economy from COVID-19

Rescuing the European Economy from COVID-19

Political and constitutional constraints hinder the EU’s response to the economic crisis.

Regulating in Times of Tragic Choices

Regulating in Times of Tragic Choices

As Italy begins its second phase of COVID-19 regulation, trust in government regulatory action is essential.

Rethinking Judicial Oversight in a Time of Crisis

Rethinking Judicial Oversight in a Time of Crisis

Administrative accountability demands resilient courts, especially in emergencies.

The U.K. Races to Catch Up on COVID-19

The U.K. Races to Catch Up on COVID-19

The United Kingdom’s lockdown measures prompt questions of its legality.

Israel Pushes Its Emergency Powers to Their Limits

Israel Pushes Its Emergency Powers to Their Limits

Israel’s executives have authority to combat COVID-19, but they appear to be abusing their power.

Exporting the Italian Model to Fight COVID-19

Exporting the Italian Model to Fight COVID-19

Italy’s early missteps in responding to the coronavirus can teach the world lessons on responding to pandemics.

Increasing the Legitimacy of the World Health Organization

Increasing the Legitimacy of the World Health Organization

International organizations need clear principles to guide their response to public health emergencies.

The Delayed Response in Wuhan Reveals Legal Holes

The Delayed Response in Wuhan Reveals Legal Holes

Chinese public health and emergency laws contributed to delayed responses to COVID-19.

Comparing Nations’ Responses to COVID-19

Comparing Nations’ Responses to COVID-19

Leading scholars from around the world discuss the administrative law and regulatory dimensions to the global response to COVID-19.

Judicial Deference to Agencies’ Decisions in Brazil and the United States

Judicial Deference to Agencies’ Decisions in Brazil and the United States

American doctrines of judicial review may provide useful models for Brazilian courts.

Addressing the International Legal Challenges of Genetic Engineering

Addressing the International Legal Challenges of Genetic Engineering

In keynote address, Gary Marchant discusses the transnational implications of genetic engineering.