Legislatures in the Time of COVID-19
Forthcoming, The Theory and Practice of Legislation vol. 8 (2020)
6 Pages Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Date Written: August 25, 2020
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
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