COVID-19

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...
Sommai Peterson has been in the battle of her life for months. In December 2020, she was diagnosed with COVID-19, and couldn't work her Amazon job until she got better. Bills started to pile up. "I...
Five organizations filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Tuesday, Feb. 9, seeking to halt some in-person court appearances until the COVID-19 pandemic is over. The lawsuit...
A number of public interest attorneys filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to halt in-person traffic and eviction trials held in Los Angeles County, claiming COVID-19 prevention protocols are failing...
State officials plan to roll out a $1.3 billion rental assistance program for Texans struggling to keep up with housing payments during a shaky economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The...
Indiana will release a draft of its emergency rental assistance program policy on Monday, after receiving a large allotment of funds from the last stimulus bill. The U.S. Treasury provided $448...

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