Haub Law Coronavirus Research and Resources

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Events/Webinars

May 21, Zoom virtual event: What will be hot post-pandemic? Practice areas that are poised to explode. Speakers include: Barbara Hart, Lowey & Danenberg (Class Actions), Nick Pasalides, Reich, Reich & Reich (Bankruptcy), and Karen Bernstein, Seham, Seham, Meltz & Peterson (Employment Law) 

Shelter in Place Event Series: Pace Women’s Justice Center (PWJC):


David Cassuto participated in an online international seminar via Sympla, discussing ethical and environmental issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Nicholas Robinson held a webinar lecture on ways to avert the next pandemic for the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Nicholas Robinson presented, “Ecological Legal Pathways to Avert the “Next” Pandemic" at the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law Webinar Series- Using Environmental Law Tools to Address Global Pandemics.

Nicholas Robinson presented, "Attaining ONE HEALTH Through International Environmental Law" and was a participating panelist in the webinar, "Knowledge Dialogue: International Cooperation to Prevent the ‘Next’ Pandemic".

Articles/Op-Eds/Blog Posts

Jason Czarnezki's op-ed feature in The Hill, "Lessons from the Climate and COVID-19 crises". 

Jason Czarnezki's op-ed feature in The Local, "An American Perspective on the Swedish Coronavirus Strategy".

Margot Pollans' op-ed featured in the Los Angeles Times: "Everything wrong with our food system has been made worse by the pandemic".

Nicholas Robinson's essay featured in the American College of Environmental Lawyers, "Coronavirus, We Thought We Knew Ye! The Wuhan Potential Pandemic".

Nicholas Robinson's feature in International Council of Environmental Law (ICEL), "COVID-19- How Do We Prevent the Next Outbreak?"

Nicholas Robinson and Christian Walzer's op-ed featured in Scientific American, "How Do We Prevent The Next Outbreak?"

Nicholas Robinson - "The Normandy Chair for Peace Blog Post - “Preventing the Next Pandemic”

Nicholas Robinson (with Sasha Koo-Oshima, Deputy Director of Land and Water Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) article "Clean Water as a Pathway to Stopping COVID-19 and Advancing Biodiversity", featured on the Environmental Law Institute Blog.

LLM Candidate, Andrea Galassi - "Coronavirus Outbreak: A Chance To Give A Break To Wild Animal Trade?"

Harvard Law School ’20, Daniel Pessar - "When Cleaning Products Are Registered As Pesticides"

Jill Backer writes about Networking in a Time of Social Distancing for Attorney at Law magazine

Debra Burg writes about Job search tips for law students and recent law grads amid COVID-19 for Westchester Lawyer magazine

Bridget Crawford writes about Seven things to do after an online class session ends for ABA for Law Students

Bridget Crawford features in podcast on Successful tips for online learning

Bridget Crawford writes about Establishing Norms for Law Student Participation in Remote Learning for The Faculty Lounge

Bridget Crawford writes on Tips for Teaching Law Online, in the Event of a COVID-19 Shut Down of Law Schools for Feminist Law Professors

Leslie Garfield Tenzer produced a podcast on Oral Arguments in the Age of Corona

Media interviews

Other resources

The Food and Beverage Law Clinic, in collaborating with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Shearman & Sterling LLP, has offered pro bono legal services and resources to farms and food businesses affected by the COVID-19 crisis who cannot afford market-rate legal services, through their COVID-19 Legal Support Project. 

The Food and Beverage Law Clinic published an FAQ on funding programs available to small- and mid-size farms in response to COVID-19 funding relief programs.

Alumni/student activities

Alumna Kerriann Stout writes “In Search of A Silver Lining: How the Legal Community Is Serving During COVID-19” for Above the Law

Haub Law student Amanda Fugel contributes to frontlines of COVID-19 

Haub Law students Matthew Bayley and Anthony Honorowski assist National Guard during Covid-19 pandemic

Haub Law students Morgan Dowd, Marissa Cohen, and Matthew Pappalardo assist New York State Bar Association's COVID-19 task force

Alumnus Joe Moravec leads a team at Prisoners’ Legal Services NY that sought a TRO for 23 detainees at ICE Detention Center in Batavia who are vulnerable to COVID-19. The Court ordered ICE to formulate a plan to allow social distancing at the center.