COVID-19

A landlord association sued the city of Los Angeles on Thursday over its moratorium on evictions and rent increases amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, saying the two ordinances are overbroad and...
According to the Washington Post , communities like the Immokalee farming community in Florida are rapidly becoming "an epicenter of coronavirus cases" in the state, with nearly 900 cases reported...
In partnership with the Maryland Access to Justice Commission, the task force has assembled more than 40 state experts to find ways to bridge these legal gaps for Marylanders facing new hardships...
Hannah Groedel, an attorney with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services — a group that provides free legal aid to low-income people — told The Lens that during Gov. John Bel Edwards’ stay-at-home order,...
The American Civil Liberties Union and Idaho Legal Aid Services filed a lawsuit Monday against the state of Idaho to enforce tenants’ rights in eviction cases across the state. According to the ACLU...
If the flood of evictions Leslie Burgoyne expected after a coronavirus-related moratorium expired isn’t here yet, her current caseload will keep her busy enough until it arrives. “I’ve gotten quite a...
While millions of Americans haven't gotten unemployment payments, some people have the opposite problem: The government is sending us too many checks or direct deposits, money that we're required to...
Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. updated the legislature Thursday on how the Judicial Branch has responded to the COVID-19 public health crisis. To prepare for a phased reopening, which...
How will the legal system balance public health concerns with due process in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic? Chief Judges have had to rethink how day-to-day business gets done. Dan Glazier,...
Housing advocates in Ohio warn that thousands of Ohioans who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic could end up homeless because they won’t be able to make their rent payments in upcoming...

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