Events Calendar

Understanding Public Health Emergency Law in the Era of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it is critical to understand the legal basis for response actions taken by federal, state, tribal, and local governments. Professor Tina Batra Hershey, Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Adjunct Professor at the School of Law, will describe the role of law in emergency preparedness and response as well as the powers and limits the US Constitution grants to public health authorities with respect to disease control and prevention. We will discuss the need to balance individual rights with the public’s health and explore emerging issues in legal preparedness.

Register here.

This program has been approved by PACLE for one credit of continuing legal education.

Dial-In Information

Dial-in instructions will be sent upon registration for this event.

Friday, July 24 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Virtual Event

Understanding Public Health Emergency Law in the Era of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it is critical to understand the legal basis for response actions taken by federal, state, tribal, and local governments. Professor Tina Batra Hershey, Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Adjunct Professor at the School of Law, will describe the role of law in emergency preparedness and response as well as the powers and limits the US Constitution grants to public health authorities with respect to disease control and prevention. We will discuss the need to balance individual rights with the public’s health and explore emerging issues in legal preparedness.

Register here.

This program has been approved by PACLE for one credit of continuing legal education.

Dial-In Information

Dial-in instructions will be sent upon registration for this event.

Friday, July 24 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Virtual Event

Target Audience

Staff, Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students