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August 18, 2021

The Times of Israel

By: Joel Cohen

In a piece for The Times of Israel, Stroock senior counsel Joel Cohen cites former Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis as he discusses whether the right to privacy supersedes the needs of public health in the current climate. With a global pandemic surging across the world, "Privacy, pandemic, and Brandeis" inspects personal privacy rights and asks the question: If faced with the knowledge of a close contact suffering from COVID-19, do we have the right — even the duty — to disclose the transmissibility potential to others who have been or likely will be exposed?

Read Cohen’s post here.