The outbreak and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented challenge to societies. Researchers from the Faculty of Law are working together to understand the impact COVID-19 is having across the legal system, from commercial law to criminal justice and human rights obligations.

Liz Fisher co-authors a blog post which considers what form an expert response to the crisis needs to look like in the United States, arguing not only that expertise is needed but that it should be diverse, not siloed. The Oxford Business Law Blog has published posts which focus on the impact of COVID-19 on areas such as financial regulation, insolvency law, and director's duties.  Border Criminologies looks at the issues around immigration detention in the light of the spread of the virus and Shona Minson advocates for the rights of pregnant women in prison and who are considered to be at high risk.

Take a look at our collection of blog posts and news items relating to COVID-19.