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Melbourne lockdown: Fears over outbreak sparks restrictions. BBC News, 27 June, 2021

Germany Covid: MPs back new lockdown law as protest is broken up. BBC News, April 21, 2021

State lawmakers take aim at the emergency powers governors have relied on in the pandemic. Michael Wines, The New York Times, March 27, 2021

Covid: Arrests during anti-lockdown protests in London. Sarah Everard case, BBC, March 20, 2020

Covid-19: Dutch police break up anti-lockdown protest. BBC news, March 14, 2021

Families of Covid victims to sue Boris Johnson. The Sunday Times, March 07 2021

Vaccine Passports, Covid’s Next Political Flash Point. Max Fisher, New York Times, March 2, 2021

I Got Covid at Rikers. I’m Still Suffering. What happened in prisons during this pandemic is criminal. Michele Evans, The New York Times - Opinion, Feb. 4, 2021
See also a related class action in Oregon: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/17047797/178/maney-v-brown/

Ambush lockdowns: Hong Kong tries radical Covid testing strategy. Helen Davidson, The Guardians, 3 February,  2021 

Brexit: EU introduces controls on vaccines to Northern Ireland. John Campbell, BBC News, January 30, 2021

Third national lockdown announced in England amid coronavirus surge driven by variant strain. Karla Adam, Jennifer Hassan and Ben Guarino, The Washington Post, Jan. 5, 2021

Palestinians excluded from Israeli Covid vaccine rollout as jabs go to settlers. Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem and Hazem Balousha in Gaza, The Guardian, 3 Jan 2021

US accused of using Covid as excuse to deny children their right to asylum. Jeff Abbott in Guatemala City, The Guardian, 10 Nov 2020

Covid: What are the lockdown rules in place across Europe? BBC, November 6, 2020

Covid-19: Protests as Argentina's cases pass 900,000. BBC, October 14, 2020

Panic and confusion permeate White House after Trump's Covid diagnosis. David Smith in Washington, The Guardian, 4 Oct. 2020

Top ultra-Orthodox rabbi says yeshiva students shouldn’t take COVID-19 tests. Times of Israel, September 2, 2020

How Hurricane Evacuation Can Spread the Coronavirus. Linda Poon,Bloomberg CityLab, August 25, 2020.

What is the state of emergency and why does Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews want to extend it? Erin Handley and staff, ABC News, August 23, 2020

New Israeli law to allow compulsory job recruitment in case of emergency. Omri Ron, Jerusalem Post, August 4,2020

Coronavirus: Victoria declares state of disaster after spike in cases. BBC News, August 2, 2020

Police: 'Israel is in a state of social chaos'. "At some point, they began attacking [protesters] with knives, bats and glass bottles.". Leon Sverdlov, Jerusalem Post, August 1, 2020

Knesset approves 'Big Coronavirus Law,' giving gov't more power. Tobias Siegal, Jerusalem Post, July 23, 2020 

Knesset cmte convenes to expedite controversial coronavirus legislation. Yisrael Beytenu MK Eli Avidar: This is how dictatorships are created. Jeremy Sharon, Jerusalem Post, July 20, 2020

Trump is a bigot and a hypocrite, but he's right to condemn China. Jonathan Freedland, The Guardian, 11 July, 2020

Israel Lost Control of the Coronavirus Crisis. There's Only One Thing It Can Do Now. Meirav Arlosoroff, Haaretz, July 9, 2020

Did passing emergency coronavirus law kill the Knesset? All flushed down the toilet in a period of hours on Monday.All flushed down the toilet in a period of hours on Monday. Yonah Jeremy Bob, Jerusalem Post, July 8, 2020 

Israel's Failed Pandemic Governmen. Haaretz Editorial, June 30, 2020

Knesset puts brakes on coronavirus emergency measures. Yonah Jeremy Bob, Jerusalem Post, June 23,2020

Hungary’s COVID-19 Emergency Bill Opens a Legal and Political Pandora’s Box. Mateo Daza, The McGill International Review, June 21, 2020

Joint Knesset committee recommends extending national emergency to 2021.. Jerusalem Post, June 2, 2020

Gov’t Brushes Off NGO Criticism for ‘Not Actually Ending Emergency Powers’.Fanni Kaszás, Hungary Today, May 28, 2020

Hungarian Abuse of Constitutional Emergency Regimes – Also in the Light of the COVID-19 Crisis. Tímea Drinóczi, Working paper, 30 April 2020.

The legal framework behind the lockdown (India). Rahul Gul, National Herald, 6 May 2020,

Necessary or not? The LDP's proposed emergency powers clause for the Constitution. Eric Johnston, Japan Times, May 3, 2020

Trump Has Emergency Powers We Aren’t Allowed to Know About. Elizabeth Goitein and Andrew Boyle, The New York Times, Opinion. April 10, 2020
See also: 
A Guide to Emergency Powers and Their Use. The 136 statutory powers that may become available to the president upon declaration of a national emergency. The Brennan Center for Justice, Published Dec., 5 2018, updated Sep. 4. 2019

How Viktor Orbán Used the Coronavirus to Seize More Power. Elisabeth Zerofsky, The New Yorker, April 9, 2020

Court allows Texas to ban most abortions during coronavirus crisis. Associated Press, April 7, 2020

How to Force the White House to Keep Us Safe in a Pandemic. Only Congress can fix this problemOnly Congress can fix this problem. Jonathan Gould and David Pozen, Slate. April 6, 2020

Coronavirus: Japan to declare an emergency as Tokyo cases soar. BBC News, April ,6, 2020

NRA suing New York for deeming gun stores non-essential businesses during coronavirus pandemic. Erica Orden, CNN, April 4, 2020

Gun rights group sues L.A. over closure of firearms stores during coronavirus. Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times, April 4, 2020

Deep concern over coronavirus emergency powers. BBC News, Guy de Launey, April 2,2020

Texas pastors demand a “religious liberty” exemption to coronavirus stay-at-home orders. Ian Millhiser, Vox, Apr 1, 2020,

‘Coronavirus coup’? As outbreak grows, authoritarians around the world seize the moment. Laura King, Los Angeles Times. Mar. 31, 2020

UN tackles ‘infodemic’ of misinformation and cybercrime in COVID-19 crisis. The United Nations Department of Global Communications (DGC), 31 March 2020

Coronavirus in the US: How all 50 states are responding to this public health emergency. Jorge L. Ortiz, USA TODAY, Mar. 31, 2020

Pandemic dilemma: Emergency surveillance won’t be easy to unplug. Dominique Soguel, The Christian Monitor, Mar. 30, 2020

The rule of law in times of crisis: Covid-19 and the state of disaster. Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, The Times & Guardian, 29 Mar 2020.

Steps limited for Japanese government even if it declares state of emergency over coronavirus. Satoshi Sugiyama, The Japan Times, Mar 29, 2020.

Stanford Law’s Bernadette Meyler on Executive Power in Times of Crisis. Bernadette Meyler, Q&A with Sharon Driscoll, Stanford Law School Blogs. Mar. 25, 2020

IMF (International Monetary Fund): Policy responses to COVID-19, March 25, 2020

UK wakes up to virtual coronavirus lockdown, as PM Johnson declares 'moment of national emergency'. Guy Davies, abc News, 24 March 2020

Judicial review of digital tracking measures in coronavirus outbreak. Niva Elkin-Koren,  Internet Policy Review, 20 Mar 2020

The rule of law in the time of coronavirus outbreak. Niva Elkin-Koren, Internet Policy Review, 18 Mar 2020

UK wakes up to virtual coronavirus lockdown, as PM Johnson declares 'moment of national emergency'. Guy Davies ABC News, 24 March 2020,Netanyahu Announces Enforcement of Emergency Measures to Ensure Coronavirus Lockdown; Israel's top court: No Shin Bet tracking without Knesset oversight ; Israeli army prepares to assist in enforcement of measuresץ Haaretz, March 19, 2020

Is Netanyahu’s emergency coronavirus order legal? - analysis. Yonah Jeremy Bob, Jerusalem Post, March 15, 2020

Israel to use anti-terror tech to counter coronavirus 'invisible enemy'. Reuters, March 15, 2020

Trump Declared an Emergency Over Coronavirus. Here’s What It Can Do. Charlie Savage, New York Times, March 13, 2020

Britain's Coronavirus Bill will be rushed through in TWO WEEKS: Emergency laws to give emergency services and authorities sweeping new powers to tackle pandemic will be in place before end of March. David Wilcock, Daily Mail, 13 March 2020

Trump declares a national emergency to combat coronavirus. Kevin Liptak, CNN, March 13, 2020

What will Abe's amended law for a national emergency mean in practice? Eric Johnston, Japan Times, March 10, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: World Health Organization declares coronavirus outbreak a 'pandemic'. Morgan Winsor and Julia Jacobo, abc news, 11 March 2020

Can the U.S. Outpace Disease Outbreaks? Milad Emamian, Emily Galik, Allie Gottlieb, Lynn McDonough, and Lila Sevenerת The regulatory Review, March 7, 2020

House Passes $8.3 Billion Bill to Battle Coronavirus. Andrew Duehren, Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2020

New Law Expands Cuomo’s Power During Coronavirus Outbreak. Jimmy Vielkind, The Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2020

FEMA preparing for possible coronavirus emergency declaration. Laura Strickler and Suzy Khimm, NBC News, March 2, 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 82 as China extends holiday. BBC, January 27, 2020

Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO. BBC, January 31,2020

Chinese cities cancel New Year celebrations, travel ban widens in effort to stop coronavirus outbreak. Anna Fifield and Lena H. Sun, Washington Post, Jan. 24, 2020

China coronavirus: Lockdown measures rise across Hubei province. BBC News, 23 January 2020