COVID-19

Rebecca Sandefur, a professor at Arizona State University and faculty fellow with the American Bar Foundation, where she founded the access to justice research initiative, recently shared with Law360...
Days before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, Durham’s city and county services were already struggling with a cybervirus that knocked out their technology. The...
On Friday, April 3, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey issued a proclamation to prevent law enforcement officers from removing tenants from their homes. It grants temporary relief from foreclosures and...
Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, legal aid agencies responded to disasters by getting out into the community and holding clinics for people who need legal help to advise them about their rights,...
The National Association of IOLTA Programs (NAIP) warns that new funding will be needed to help legal aid organizations respond to spiking demand for legal help due to the pandemic-related economic...
Even after Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency due to COVID-19, patients have continued to be sued by hospitals. Read more.
Top Democrats in the California Legislature David Chiu and Senator Scott Wiener voice concern that Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order temporarily protecting tenants who can’t afford rent because...
Amid COVID-19 fear, the need for civil legal services has only grown. In response, the American Bar Association has created a nationwide task force of volunteer lawyers and judges from across the...
An increase in the number of scams associated with the COVID-19 outbreak is a growing cause for concern. On March 24, Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen issued a memorandum to law enforcement...
Concerns over COVID-19 have led many legal nonprofits to postpone spring fundraisers. However, COVID-19 won’t stop Atlanta Legal Aid Society from having its Great Whiskey Debate, an event that raised...

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