Covid-19 and the Need for Expertise
Covid-19 has put the need for expertise in decision-making in the limelight. Liz Fisher (Oxford Law Faculty) and Sid Shapiro (Wake Forest University) have written a post on the Centre for Progressive Reform (CPR) blog which considers what form an expert response needs to look like in the United States. They argue not only that expertise is needed, but that such expertise needs to be diverse, and not siloed.
Related to the blog is a podcast in which they discuss their forthcoming book, Administrative Competence: Reimagining Administrative Law (CUP 2020) and how it helps illuminate the important role of expertise in regulation.