Special Pandemic Issue of the Journal of Law and the Biosciences

On March 24, 2020, the Journal of Law and the Biosciences, jointly run by Duke UniversityHarvard University Law School, and Stanford University, put out a call for essays and articles on governance in a time of pandemic. Between April 22 and May 28, it published 25 articles, all of which are available at the Journal’s website free of charge. We expect that more than 20 additional pieces will join them over the next month or so. The following is a regularly updated list, organized by date and time of publication, of what has been published in that special issue to date.

Doron Dorfman, Can the COVID-19 Interstate Travel Restrictions Help Lift the FDA’s Blood Ban? (April 22. 2020)

Mahsa Shabani, Tom Goffin, Heidi Mertes, Reporting, Recording and Communication of COVID-19 Cases in Workplace: Data Protection as a Moving Target (April 22, 2020)

Aziza Ahmed, How the COVID-19 Response is Altering the Legal and Regulatory Landscape on Abortion (April 29, 2020)

Greer Donley, Beatrice A. Chen, Sonya Borrero, The Legal and Medical Necessity of Abortion Care Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic (April 29, 2020)

Jonathan Pugh, The United Kingdom’s Coronavirus Act, Deprivations of Liberty, and The Right to Liberty and Security of the Person (April 29, 2020)

Nicholas Terry, COVID-19 and healthcare lessons already learned (May 4, 2020)

Jorge Contreras, Research and Repair: Expanding Exceptions to Patent Infringement in Response to A Pandemic (May 4, 2020)

Audrey Lebret, COVID-19 pandemic and derogation to human rights (May 4, 2020)

Ashlee Beazley, Contagion, Containment, Consent: Infectious Disease Pandemics and the Ethics, Rights, and Legality of State-Enforced Vaccination (May 7, 2020)

Bartha Maria Knoppers, Michael J.S. Beauvais, Yann Joly,  Ma’n H Zawati, Simon Rousseau, Michaël Chassé, Vincent Mooser, Modelling Consent in the Time of COVID-19 (May 8, 2020)

Jennifer K. Wagner, Health, Housing, and “Direct Threats” during a Pandemic (May 8, 2020)

Teneille R. Brown, When The Wrong People Are Immune (May 8, 2020)

Dorit R. Reiss, Arthur Caplan, Considerations in Mandating a New Covid-19 Vaccine in the USA for Children and Adults (May 8, 2020)

Natalie Ram, David Gray, Mass Surveillance in the Age of COVID-19 (May 8, 2020)

Lindsay F. Wiley, Public Health Law and Science in the Community Mitigation Strategy for Covid-19 (May 8, 2020)

Adam J. Kolber, Why We (Probably) Must Deliberately Infect (May 11, 2020)

Elizabeth Chloe Romanis, Jordan Parsons, Nathan Hodson, COVID-19 and Reproductive Justice in Great Britain and the United States: Ensuring Access to Abortion Care during a Global Pandemic (May 18, 2020)

Rachel Rebouché, Abortion Opportunism (May 18, 2020)

Megan Doerr, Jennifer K. Wagner, Research Ethics in a Pandemic: considerations for the use of research infrastructure and resources for public health activities (May 18, 2020)

Q. Claire Xue, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Innovation Policy and the Market for Vaccines (May 18. 2020)

Henry T. Greely, Pandemic Fairness and Academia (May 20, 2020)

Doriane Lambelet Coleman, Philip M. Rosoff, The Enhanced Danger of Physicians’ Off-Label Prescribing During a Public Health Emergency (May 27, 2020)

Henry T. Greely, COVID-19 Immunity Certificates: Science, Ethics, Policy, and Law (May 28, 2020)

Laura Bradford, Mateo Aboy, Kathleen Liddell, COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps: A Stress Test for Privacy, the GDPR and Data Protection Regimes (May 28, 2020)

Neil Levy, Julian Savulescu, Epistemic Responsibility in the Face of a Pandemic (May 28, 2020)

Ruqaiijah Yearby, Seema Mohapatra, Law, Structural Racism, and the COVID-19 Pandemic (May 30, 2020)

Christopher T Robertson, Aleks Schaefer, Daniel Scheitrum, Sergio Puig, Keith Joiner, Indemnifying Precaution: Economic Insights for Regulation of a Highly-Infectious Disease (May 30, 2020)

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