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New Field Of Law Emerges In Response To Pandemic


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Josephine Balzac. Image: zoom screenshot / WMFE


With the challenges of the pandemic come new legal challenges for businesses, governments and other institutions. 

Brick and mortar schools are preparing to reopen. In Orange County- teachers are back on campus Friday for students who opted for face to face learning. 

So what are the liabilities for schools if kids- or teachers get sick? What about businesses reopening? Attorney Josephine Balzac, who is an assistant professor in the Department of Social Entrepreneurship at Rollins College, says there’s a whole new field of legal practise emerging– pandemic law. 


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