COVID-19 raises numerous law and policy issues. In what ways can the government restrict our liberties to prevent its spread? What are the steps the government can take to alleviate the effects of its restrictions (e.g., halting evictions)? This seminar will answer some of these questions and more.
Learn more the presenter, Craig Konnoth, below!
Professor Konnoth writes in health and civil rights, as well as on health data regulation. His publications have appeared or will appear in the Yale Law Journal, the Stanford Law Review, the Hastings Law Journal, the Penn Law Review, and the Iowa Law Review. He is also active in LGBT rights litigation and has filed briefs in the Supreme Court and the Tenth Circuit on LGBT rights issues. At the University of Colorado, Professor Konnoth teaches Health Law, and runs the Health Law Certificate Program. He also teaches Sexuality and the Law, and Property. Craig is formerly a Deputy Solicitor General with the California Department of Justice, where his docket primarily involved cases before the United States Supreme Court and also before the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Cases involved the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act, Sexual Orientation Change Efforts, Facebook privacy policies, and cellphone searches.
Before arriving at the University of Colorado, Craig was a Sharswood and Rudin Fellow at Penn Law School and NYU Medical School, where he taught health information law, health law, and LGBT health law and bioethics. Before moving into government, Craig was the R. Scott Hitt Fellow in Law & Policy at the Williams Institute at UCLA Law School, where he focused on issues affecting same-sex partners, long term care, and Medicaid coverage issues, and drafted HIV rights legislation. He holds a J.D. from Yale, and an M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge. He clerked for Judge Margaret McKeown of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.