November 04, 2020
Immigration and Detention Centers / Comparative and International Issues
This event is part of, “COVID-19 and the Law,” a colloquium series bringing together members of the Harvard Law School community together to explore and assess, through discussions with various faculty experts each week, the legal responses to COVID-19 across areas of law ranging from laws governing health and health care, including drug development, public health, contact tracing and privacy; regulation of labor, safety, finance and debt, immigration; protection of basic human needs such as housing and food; and the scope and limitations of governmental powers operating in a pandemic. Colloquium sessions also will examine the particular impacts of the pandemic on law, courts, prisons, elections, and the legal profession, and opportunities for innovation and reform.
This particular session will focus on immigration and international issues; it will feature Gerald Neuman, J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights Program, and, Sabi Ardalan, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic. The event will be moderated by Bill Alford, Jerome A. and Joan L. Cohen Professor of Law; Director, East Asian Legal Studies Program; Chair, Harvard Law School Project on Disability