An ongoing series of discussions with leading scholars and practitioners on the implications of Covid-19 for civil legal practice and access to justice. Presented by the Civil Justice Research Initiative at Berkeley Law.
Discussions are held from 10:00 to 10:30 AM PT (unless otherwise noted).
* Friday, July 10 | CASE MANAGEMENT DURING A PANDEMIC | Explore the logistics of how courts and litigants are managing their dockets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaker: Roman Silberfeld.
* Friday, July 31 | COVID 19'S IMPACT ON CONSUMER LAW | Explore the impact that the pandemic crisis has had on consumers, including practical constrains in consumer pursuit of claims, and effects of pending consumer protection legislation. Speakers: Deepak Gupta and Lauren Willis. Cosponsored by the Berkeley Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice.
* Friday, September 4 | EMPLOYMENT LAW DURING COVID-19 | Explore the impact that COVID-19 has had on issues of employment law, including the obligation of employers to provide safe work environments for essential workers. Speakers: Catherine Fisk, and Jennie Lee Anderson.