The PLEA: Legal Immunity

The PLEA: Legal Immunity

Further Resources

The PLEA: Direct Democracy

Learn about the classic public square, where people assembled together as a whole to debate the issues of the day.

The PLEA: 70 Years of the Bomb

Learn about the most-feared weapon of the 20th century.

The PLEA: The Bathroom Barrister

Learn how laws surrounding public sanitation systems have helped reduce disease and make cities cleaner.

Coming Soon! Albert Camus’ The Plague: The Learning Resource

Ideal for Grade 12 English, this resource uses Camus’ classic novel to build understandings about disease, laws, and human decency.

Here are just a few books that helped inform this issue of The PLEA. Find them at your public library.

Eula Biss. On Immunity: An Inoculation. Graywolf Press, 2014.

Nicholas A. Christakis. Apollo’s Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live. Hachette Book Group, 2020.

Mark Honigsbaum. The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020.

John Fabian Witt. American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19. Yale University Press, 2020.

“The only means of fighting a plague is—common decency”
– Albert Camus, The Plague

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