Month: April 2020

Data and More Data; Good Data or Not so Good Data?

Good reliable data is necessary for public authorities, aided by medical professionals, to formulate sound strategies for dealing with COVID-19. An understanding of the progression of the pandemic, infection rates, death rates, and other data points will drive community efforts, treatments, outcomes, and economic decisions. But do we have good data concerning COVID-19? What is … Continued

Tossing Aside the Rule of Law, an “Op Ed” By James F. Koehler

Are we tossing aside the rule of law as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic? I’m beginning to wonder. I can’t help but think the state-by-state designations of essential businesses have been arbitrary, inconsistent, and in some instances driven by politics and opportunity, certainly not by medical necessity. On March 19, 2020, the Cybersecurity & … Continued