Legal Services in Pandemic: Ensuring Access to Justice in the Context of Covid-19

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar


This talk outlines diverse factors and strategic contributions to guaranteeing
equity and justice for all with regard to COVID-19. It stresses the significance of
legal services to maintaining the standard of the rule of law and securing the application of universal human rights, including the right to equality before the courts and a fair trial. The talk further encompasses the doctrinal discussions on whether the legal profession can be considered an “essential service” in this pandemic. This presentation highlights some of the key aspects of legal services and addresses the short-, medium-, and long-term impact of the crisis.
Period13 Nov 2020
Held atMalaysia Sch of Business