Legislatures in the Time of COVID-19

Forthcoming, The Theory and Practice of Legislation vol. 8 (2020)

Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 20-14

6 Pages Posted: 28 Aug 2020

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Ronan Cormacain

Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov

Bar-Ilan University Law Faculty

Date Written: August 25, 2020

Abstract

Legislatures around the world have been challenged by the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Questions have arisen about parliaments’ operation during the pandemic, their role in combating COVID-19, and their relationship with the executive and other state actors. This editorial introduces the special issue on “Legislatures in the Time of COVID-19” and offers an overview of its rich array of articles.

Keywords: COVID-19; Coronavirus; Corona virus; novel Coronavirus; SARS-CoV-2; pandemic; parliaments; legislatures; legislative responses; legislative activity; legislative oversight

Suggested Citation

Cormacain, Ronan and Bar-Siman-Tov, Ittai, Legislatures in the Time of COVID-19 (August 25, 2020). Forthcoming, The Theory and Practice of Legislation vol. 8 (2020), Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 20-14, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3680633

Ronan Cormacain

Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law ( email )

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Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov (Contact Author)

Bar-Ilan University Law Faculty ( email )

Faculty of Law
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Israel
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972-3-7384096 (Fax)

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