Road Wary: Mobility, Law, and the Problem of Escape
52 Pages Posted: 17 Feb 2021 Last revised: 12 Mar 2021
Date Written: February 15, 2021
In this article, I consider how the phenomenon of individuals relocating for temporary periods, as has been the case during the COVID-19 crisis, raises interesting and significant issues for modern law and public policy. We should attend to what I call the problem of “escape” through imaginative legal and policy solutions, even while accepting as inevitable the demand of Americans to fleeing for what they see as comparatively greener pastures.
Keywords: COVID-19, mobility, law, public policy, legal theory
JEL Classification: K20, K23, K30, K40, R38, R40
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