COVID-19

Legal aid attorneys urged California lawmakers on Tuesday to impose uniformity on state courts trying to operate in the pandemic, favoring rules that promote technology to resolve cases over in-...
A federal ban on evictions has not kept landlords from finding ways to remove people from their homes during the pandemic. The CDC's eviction moratorium order took effect Sept. 4. It aims to keep...
As people continue to struggle through the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for pro-bono legal services has spiked, putting more demand on nonprofit legal organizations like Pisgah Legal Services and...
In this panel, state supreme court justices from four states discussed the effects of COVID-19 on the courts and the innovations courts have introduced to meet the pandemic’s challenges. The speakers included Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Supreme Court of California; Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht, Supreme Court of Texas and president of the Conference of Chief Justices; Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack, Supreme Court of Michigan; and Justice Kristina Pickering, Supreme Court of Nevada. Ronald S. Flagg, president of the Legal Services Corporation, moderated the discussion.
Community Legal Aid advises that navigating the world of taxes is more complex this year for low-income Ohioans. “There are a number of new things to consider when filing your tax returns this year...

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