Law and a Global Pandemic

From Civil Rights to Legal Role of World Health Organization to Practical Glimpse at Emerging Legal Issues and Trends in COVID-19 Related Litigation, Case Law

Friday, Sept. 18

12 noon - 1 p.m.
1.2 MCLE
1.0 Kansas Credit

Prof. Gostin will discuss civil rights issues during global pandemics, the history and legal role of the World Health Organization, current legal issues associated with COVID-19, and related topics and Madeleine McDonough will offer additional information, case law, and legal developments as well as insights on emerging trends for lawyers and judges attending.

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Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, LLD

Faculty Director for O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Lawrence O. Gostin is University Professor, Georgetown University’s highest academic rank conferred by the University President. He directs the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and is the Founding O’Neill Chair in Global Health. He is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University and Professor of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and is the Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center on National and Global Health Law.  Read Full Bio

Madeleine McDonough

Madeleine M. McDonough, JD, LLM

Chair of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Ms. McDonough is chair of Shook, Hardy & Bacon. Her practice includes: pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, food and beverage litigation, class action and complex litigation, product liability, pet care and animal health products, international, data and discovery strategies, litigation, FDA and regulatory guidance. She is based in both Kansas City and Washington, D.C.  Read Full Bio  

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