Coping with COVID: How Courts Are Preserving Access to Justice

This is the first installment of a series of episodes on Coping with COVID. Produced jointly by the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School and The American Law Institute, this series examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal system. Moderated by David F. Levi, ALI President and Director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, this episode features top state and federal judges as they discuss how our courts are meeting the challenge of continuing to administer our justice system during this crisis. Panelist include Nathan L. Hecht (Supreme Court of Texas), Bridget Mary McCormack (Supreme Court of Michigan), Lee H. Rosenthal (S.D. Tex.) and Diane P. Wood (7th Cir.).

This episode was produced jointly by The American Law Institute and the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law School. To listen to the podcast version of this episode, visit The full episode transcript is available here. Please excuse typos due to inaudible passages or transcription errors.

The views and opinions expressed on this episode are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of The American Law Institute or the speakers’ organizations. The content presented in this broadcast is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. Please be advised that episodes explore complex and often sensitive legal topics and may contain mature content.


Published: 2020


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