Blog Calendar

Thursday, May 21, 2020

How civil courts are operating during the pandemic has varied widely from state to state – and sometimes from county to county. Colleen Cotter, executive director of the Legal Aid Society of...
The courts have been closed to all but emergency matters. Judges are conducting conferences by telephone and video. Lawyers, sheriffs, and judges are wearing face masks, and jury trials have been put...
It’s a move that’s left renters across Nebraska scrambling; Wednesday Governor Pete Ricketts doubled down on his decision to not extend the halt on eviction hearings past May. “It’s pretty scary...
Throughout Wisconsin and in Dane County, legal aid providers such as Legal Action of Wisconsin, the Legal Aid Society, Judicare, the Dane County Bar Association, as well as the State Bar of Wisconsin...
Some of York County's 19 magisterial district judges have partially resumed landlord-tenant eviction cases, but they are taking different approaches — and none is accepting any new cases until mid-...
The Texas Supreme Court’s statewide ban on evictions has expired, but there are still protections for certain renters — in some cases, for weeks to come. Marissa Latta, an attorney at Texas RioGrande...