For the greater good

The coronavirus pandemic

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For the greater good

Do exceptional circumstances like these justify restrictions on individual freedoms? Health Law in a Global Context professor Brigit Toebes explains.

In the past few weeks the world has rapidly shut down. But to what extent do matters of public health justify the sidelining of individual liberties, such as the right to free movement and bodily integrity? According to legal scholar Prof Brigit Toebes(RUG) governments have to constantly weigh individual freedoms against the need to protect society as a whole.

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