COVID-19 and the criminal law

On 24 September 2021, the House of Commons Justice Committee [1] published Covid-19 and the criminal law, HC 71, Fourth Report of Session 2021–22, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Whilst not addressing matters concerning religion per se, this 46-page report examines the way in which COVID-19 related offences in England were created and enforced throughout the pandemic – issues which we highlighted in our joint paper “COVID-19 and religious freedom in the UK” [2] and in a forthcoming publication in Law and Justice. 

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