Litigating the Pandemic: How to Challenge and Defend Government Action (Compressed)
Course Number: LAW 6930 Credits: 1
Drawing from the fast-paced litigation over the most high-profile pandemic measures, this course explores what to do as a lawyer when government action imposes substantial burdens on life. Whether certain lawsuits are viable in an emergency context, and how best to prosecute or defend them, will be the central themes of each class. Course materials will include a variety of opinions and pleadings at various stages of legal and administrative proceedings in federal and state courts, to equip students with knowledge on how to achieve results in the most appropriate and expedited manner. This is a compressed course.