Resources about the Constitutional Implications of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Congressional Research Service has published a number of products exploring the constitutional implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, organized below by constitutiona provision:

Article I, Section 4

Election 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Legal Issues in Absentee and All-Mail Voting (May 15, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10470

For more, browse the Article I, Section 4 annotations.

Article I, Section 8, Clause 1

COVID-19 Response: Constitutional Protections for Private Property (Mar. 27, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10434

For more, browse the Article I, Section 8, Clause 1 annotations.

Article I, Section 8, Clause 3

COVID-19 Response: Constitutional Protections for Private Property (Mar. 27, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10434

For more, browse the Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 annotations.

Article I, Section 8, Clause 18

COVID-19 Response: Constitutional Protections for Private Property (Mar. 27, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10434

For more, browse the Article I, Section 8, Clause 18 annotations.

Article II

Federal Authority to Lift or Modify State and Local COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders: Frequently Asked Questions (May 15, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10469

For more, browse the First Amendment annotations.

First Amendment

Election 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Legal Issues in Absentee and All-Mail Voting (May 15, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10470

Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Ministerial Exception to Antidiscrimination Laws (Apr. 30, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10449

For more, browse the First Amendment annotations.

Fourth Amendment

Banning Religious Assemblies to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 (Apr. 16, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10450

Freedom of Association in the Wake of Coronavirus (Apr. 16, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10451

For more, browse the Fourth Amendment annotations.

Fifth Amendment

COVID-19: Current Travel Restrictions and Quarantine Measures (Mar. 12, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10415

For more, browse the Fifth Amendment annotations.

Fourteenth Amendment

Election 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Legal Issues in Absentee and All-Mail Voting (May 15, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10470

Freedom of Association in the Wake of Coronavirus (Apr. 16, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10451

For more, browse the Fourteenth Amendment annotations.

Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Election 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Legal Issues in Absentee and All-Mail Voting (May 15, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10470

For more, browse the Twenty-Fourth Amendment annotations.

Twenty-Sixth Amendment

Election 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Legal Issues in Absentee and All-Mail Voting (May 15, 2020), https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10470

For more, browse the Twenty-Sixth Amendment annotations.

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