Published on April 6, 2020
As time goes on, more and more information is being gathered concerning the coronavirus pandemic. The following resources may be helpful to those who are engaging in legal research related to the global crisis.
This serves as the Law Library of Congress’s guide to laws, regulations, and executive actions on state, federal, and international levels. Also, links to Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports and Global Legal Monitor articles are provided. The guide is updated on a weekly basis.
This resource kit provides practical guidance related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It includes legislation, practice notes, forms, checklists, and other resources. Updated on a regular basis, a few of the topics covered include Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Real Estate, Tax, and Trusts & Estates. The guide requires a LexisNexis username and password for access.
Intended as a guide for counsel working across jurisdictions, this toolkit provides information from the United Kingdom, United States, China, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Some parts of the resource are freely accessible, while other parts will require your Westlaw username and password. Some of the topics covered by the toolkit include Arbitration, Capital Markets & Corporate Governance, Commercial Transactions, Intellectual Property & Technology, and Litigation.
This guide provides links to current business and legal news related to the pandemic. Bloomberg Law Analysis is available for various topics. On the site, there is, also, a tracker for state developments. In addition to guiding the researcher to many other sources, the site provides a link to Practical Guidance: Coronavirus Toolkit, which provides overviews, checklists, forms, and drafting guides. This resource requires a Bloomberg Law username and password for access.
The resources found above are not intended to be a comprehensive list of legal information resources related to the coronavirus crisis. Additional resources related to the pandemic may be found by searching the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library’s online database collection.