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Join Us on 9/16 for “Law in the time of COVID-19: The Legal Complexities of the COVID-19 Pandemic”

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UPDATE: We regret to announce that this event has been postponed. 

Announcements for the new date will be posted to the Law Library’s blog, sent via our News & Events email list.

Join the Law Library of Congress and the American Inns of Court on Friday, September 16, at 2:30 p.m. EDT for “Law in the Time of COVID-19: The Legal Complexities of the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

To join us online for this event, click here. To receive a reminder from YouTube about the event, click the “Notify me” button.

Flyer Announcing the American Inns of Court Event. Created by Kelly Goles.

This virtual panel discussion will address the tension between public health and personal autonomy, constitutional challenges to government-mandated vaccination, masking and social distancing requirements, federalism issues arising from differing federal, state, and local requirements or restrictions, the impact of COVID-19 on the administration of justice, and legal issues in the workplace caused by COVID-19.

This event will start with a welcome by Aslihan Bulut, the Law Librarian of Congress, and will be moderated by Kannon K. Shanmugam, Esquire, Chair of the Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group and managing partner of the Paul Weiss Washington, D.C. office, former American Inn of Court Board of Trustee, and Honorary Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.

The panelists are as follows:

The Honorable Collins J. Seitz, Jr., Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware and American Inn of Court Board of Trustee.

The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas and President of the American Inn of Court.

Mark Hill QC, barrister with the Francis Taylor Building in London and a Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

His Honour Roger Chapple, retired Senior Circuit Judge and a Bencher of The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

Please request ADA accommodations, including live captioning, at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or [email protected].

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  1. A note mentioning that this event has been postponed was added to this post on 9/9/22.

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