The situation of migrant was hugely affected by the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Several migrants were either stranded in foreign lands or had the processes of documentation impacted by the slow pace of administrative activities. This paper would seek to examine the impact of the new normal in the respect and protection of the rights of Migrants.
The paper proceeds from a non legal approach to examine the experiences of air travel passengers in a new normal. Countries building on laws restricted various carriers to access its airspace thereby causing huge damages to movement of goods and services. This paper would present from an industrial perspective and raise questions that public law should contemplate in response to such times going forward.
The COVID-19 era introduced a completely new phase to society relations. Education went from in person classes to various platforms so did banking and healthcare services. This paper argues that is the need to ensure that public law is well positioned to engage with issues that are likely to arise from the new normal of technology intersection with all spheres of life including judiciary, education and access to health.
The paper would examine the impact of COVID 19 Regulations and how it has impacted persons with disabilities. This would be done from the contest of restriction of freedom of movement and access to other economic and social rights.
This paper argues that increasingly, the jurisprudence of Islamic law implies the reality of the need for a paradigm shift in the way things are done before now. The paper would therefore, examine critically, the disruptions of the present state of Public law which is hugely eurocentric and argue the need to ensure a blend of multiple views from other jurisprudences like Islamic law in the definition and construction of public law.
The paper discuss the preparedness of the law in times of uncertainty. Huge challenges like proposed compulsory vaccines, wearing of nose masks among several other health conditions question the place of public law in protecting individual rights over public rights. This paper consequently situates the place of the law and how best it can handle emergency health situations.