Legislatures in the Time of Covid-19

Ronan Cormacain, Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov

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Legislatures around the world have been challenged by the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Questions have arisen about parliaments’ operation during the pandemic, their role in combating covid-19, and their relationship with the executive and other state actors. This editorial introduces the special issue on ‘Legislatures in the Time of Covid-19’ and offers an overview of its rich array of articles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-9
Number of pages7
JournalTheory and Practice of Legislation
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 3 May 2020
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov is grateful for a research grant from the Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research [grant number #2020/553].

Publisher Copyright:
© 2020 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.


  • Corona virus
  • Coronavirus
  • Covid-19
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • legislative activity
  • legislative oversight
  • legislative responses
  • legislatures
  • novel Coronavirus
  • pandemic
  • parliaments


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