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Approx. 11 hours to complete
English
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Public Health, Mitigation, and Governmental Responses: Federal, State, and Local

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 31 min), 5 readings
3 videos
Public Health Emergencies and the Government's Police Power6m
Confronting Public Health Emergencies, an Interview with Lindsay Wiley22m
5 readings
Primer on the State Police Power5m
Public Health Cases5m
Speaker Bio: Professor Lindsay Wiley2m
Timeline of State-Imposed Restrictions5m
Government Executive Orders20m
1 hour to complete

COVID-19 Regulation and Civil Liberties

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 43 min), 2 readings
3 videos
Civil Liberties, Part 1, an Interview with JP Schnapper-Casteras16m
Civil Liberties, Part 2, an Interview with JP Schnapper-Casteras19m
2 readings
Government Regulations & Civil Liberties2m
Speaker Bio: JP Schnapper-Casteras2m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

COVID-19 Regulation and Civil Liberties, Continued

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 93 min), 4 readings
6 videos
Reflections on the Right to Assembly and Religious Worship, an Interview with Eugene Volokh28m
Due Process and Focused Regulation/Enforcement5m
Voting Rights and COVID-19, an Interview with JP Schnapper-Casteras19m
Which Branch of Government Should Tackle the COVID-19 Crisis?1m
Surveillance, Privacy, and Data: Emerging Legal Issues, an Interview with Matthew Kugler27m
4 readings
Intro2m
Speaker Bio: Eugene Volokh2m
Optional: COVID-19 Civil Liberties Cases
Speaker Bio: Matthew Kugler2m
1 hour to complete

Legal Issues in the Public Health Ecosystem

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 17 min), 4 readings
4 readings
Speaker Bio: Andrea Lee2m
Legal Liability for Health Care Providers10m
FDA Drug Approval Process10m
"NIH to Launch Public-Private Partnership to Speed COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatment Options"5m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Legal Duties and Liability

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 64 min), 6 readings
5 videos
Overview of Tort Liability3m
Liability to Individuals and Employees, an Interview with Daniel Hemel27m
Employee Protection & Health Risks2m
Employment Rights & Responsibilities, an Interview with Orly Lobel10m
6 readings
Force Majeure Clauses15m
Speaker Bio: Bruce Markell2m
Tort Liability20m
Speaker Bio: Daniel Hemel2m
U.S. Employment Law & COVID-1920m
Speaker Bio: Orly Lobel2m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Criminal Justice and Society's Most Vulnerable

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings
4 videos
COVID-19 and Society's Most Vulnerable6m
Criminal Justice Issues in the COVID-19 Era, an Interview with Meredith Rountree23m
Indigenous Peoples and COVID-19 Related Policies3m
2 readings
Speaker Bio: Meredith Rountree2m
Criminal Justice Issues45m

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