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The Coronavirus vs. Civil Liberties

Slate, March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020

The Coronavirus vs. Civil Liberties

On this week’s episode of Amicus, Dahlia Lithwick was joined by professor Michele Goodwin, who is the director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy at the University of California Irvine School of Law, to discuss how the government must weigh public health versus civil liberties in response to the coronavirus—and how to avoid the pitfalls of past racist and rights-trampling policies.