March 19, 2020

What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law, ep. 39: 'Quarantine Powers'

By Elizabeth Joh

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During a health crisis, what is the government allowed to do? As the novel coronavirus spreads across America, there have been closures and lockdowns across the country. In this episode, we look to history to understand who has the power to quarantine, and how the office of the president can be used to slow down a pandemic. Listen to episode 39 of the '"What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law" podcast