COVID-19

Members of BeLoved Asheville’s street medic team described a postapocalyptic scene when they drove downtown on a recent evening. Instead of hugs, co-director Adrienne Sigmon said team members spread...
The first of the month has come and gone and many South Dakotans out of work may be struggling to pay their rent. East River Legal Services in Sioux Falls is calling on the governor’s office to issue...
A phone hotline has been established for Iowans who have legal issues related to COVID-19. The free service is hosted by Iowa Legal Aid, which is partnering with the Iowa State Bar Association and...
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t reduced the need for legal aid in Northeast Florida. Sarah Sullivan, pro bono director of Three Rivers Legal Services's Jacksonville office, predicts that the need for...
A tenant getting tased and forcefully removed. Landlords changing card readers and locking people out of their apartments. A coronavirus patient sitting in her room, terrified of being thrown out...
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid representatives say residents are already feeling the financial impact. They are receiving calls around the clock for legal assistance...
Jonathan Lippman, former Chief Judge of New York, joined David Miranda to talk about the partnership between New York State Bar Association and the court system to build a pro bono network of lawyers...
For Mid-Missouri Legal Services, grant funding from the $2.2 trillion federal relief package cannot come soon enough. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES Act, includes a $50...
While the stay-at-home measures may help “flatten the curve” of new COVID-19 cases, they also pose a unique threat to people in abusive relationships. How do you stay home when home is not a safe...
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...

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