Law schools across the country are scrambling to move classes and operations online amid the coronavirus outbreak, but at least one professor is already pulling together a class on the myriad legal aspects of the global pandemic.

Dan Rodriguez, a professor and former dean of the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, is planning to launch a pop-up online course early next week focused on the coronavirus that will address topics such as the relationship between federal, state and local governments to make decisions to ban travel or close schools. The course also will cover the ability of the president to use emergency powers to respond and the regulatory landscape around drug and medical device approval.

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