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Why Amazon Is Poised to Emerge from the Covid-19 Crisis Stronger Than Ever

Shaoul Sussman ’19 wrote a post for ProMarket, the blog of the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, explaining how, despite the challenges Amazon is facing due to COVID-19, the company will emerge from the global crisis on top. In the last two weeks, it became apparent that Amazon is seizing

Kevin Thomas Duffy, U.S. Judge in Terrorism Cases, Dies at 87

Judge Kevin Thomas Duffy ’58 died on April 1 at the age of 87 due to complications from COVID-19. During his time as a federal judge in Manhattan, he presided over many high-profile cases including the 1993 trial of the Islamic militants who were convicted for the attacks on the World Trade Center. Dean Matthew

Quarantine the Sick in New York’s Hotels

In an op-ed for the New York Times, Professor Carl Minzner explains how New York could turn hotels into isolation centers for mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients, similarly to China’s efforts to stop the spread of the disease. New York City today is like Wuhan, the city in central China with the first known Covid-19 outbreak, in

Quarantined: Federalism in Action at Home and Abroad

Professor Catherine Powell, in a post for Council on Foreign Relations’ blog, Think Global Health, examines the United States’ response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what lessons can be learned from national and subnational governments around the world. The rapid spread of the coronavirus in the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a new reality for most—if not all—Americans.

Can Trump Legally Order the Country Back to Work From Coronavirus by Easter?

Professor Andrew Kent shared his expert opinion with the New York Times in an article regarding President Trump’s legal ability to order Americans back to work by Easter. While the president of the United States is often referred to as the most powerful leader on earth, there are limits to those powers, and one of