Wayne Law Review Spring Symposium: COVID-19 and Federalism Panel
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The Wayne Law Review is hosting the second panel of its 2021 Spring Symposium. This panel focuses on the interaction between federalism, state emergency management laws and the COVID-19 Pandemic.
This panel discussion will be moderated by Tom Leonard, former Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, partner at Plunket Cooney leading the Government Relations, Public Policy and Regulatory Practice Group.
- Ilan Wurman, associate professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Wurman teaches administrative law and constitutional law. He writes on administrative law, separation of powers and constitutionalism.
- Patrick Wright, vice president of legal affairs, The Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Aside from directly representing clients, Wright has filed numerous amicus briefs, including many to the United States Supreme Court. Recently, the Mackinac Center was involved with the Grand Health v. Whitmer litigation.
- Bill Myers, associate professor, University of Tampa, and/or Davia Downey, associate professor, Grand Valley State University. Myers and Downey have been working on some comparative studies between the U.S. and Australian responses to COVID-19 and the influence federalism has had on those policies