658 ABA Journal COVID-19 articles.
The law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft is imposing temporary pay cuts and pausing partner distributions because of the financial effects of the novel coronavirus crisis.
Mar 31, 2020 4:06 PM CDT
A New York University law professor who argued estimates of potential coronavirus deaths are exaggerated, partly because the virus may weaken over time, sparred with a New Yorker reporter in a Q&A interview.
Mar 31, 2020 2:46 PM CDT
A $5 million law student emergency relief fund has been established by the AccessLex Institute, which plans to distribute $25,000 each to ABA-accredited, nonprofit schools.
Mar 31, 2020 11:41 AM CDT
A megachurch pastor in Florida has been arrested for defying Hillsborough County’s limit on gatherings of 10 or more people.
Mar 31, 2020 10:32 AM CDT
Federal judges in Texas and Ohio have temporarily blocked abortion bans that were adopted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 31, 2020 9:55 AM CDT
If someone you don’t know—and have no connection to—contacts you to file a lawsuit, proceed with caution. It could be one of many scams that are easier to pull off than ever before, thanks to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 31, 2020 9:32 AM CDT
The economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic is hitting BigLaw. “Businesses around the world are bracing for the short-term and potential long-term economic impacts of COVID-19,” said one firm.
Mar 30, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Federal stimulus package extends student loan payment deferments for 6 months
Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, borrowers can now suspend federal student loan payments until Sept.…
Mar 30, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
A federal judge in Los Angeles has found that the federal government failed to promptly release immigrant children from detention facilities that are “hotbeds for contagion.”
Mar 30, 2020 11:22 AM CDT
The founder of Above the Law, David Lat, has been transferred out of the intensive care unit and taken off a ventilator, he wrote in a Facebook post
Mar 30, 2020 10:08 AM CDT
As people across the country are coping with countless changes in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the ABA Journal’s Asked and Answered
podcast is taking a break from its regularly scheduled programing to share information with lawyers about how they can adjust to the world’s current situation—such as having to work from home, whether they want to or not.
Mar 30, 2020 9:27 AM CDT
July bar exams in New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut will be rescheduled, for the fall. They are the first jurisdictions to reschedule bar exams due to the coronavirus pandemic, and specific dates have not been scheduled yet.
Mar 30, 2020 8:55 AM CDT
EPA relaxes pollution enforcement during coronavirus pandemic
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it would relax enforcement of environmental rules in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The EPA said…
Mar 27, 2020 4:50 PM CDT
The National Conference of Bar Examiners, which develops and produces the attorney licensing tests used by most U.S. jurisdictions, will announce in early May whether its tests will be released for the July bar exam.
Mar 27, 2020 1:43 PM CDT
A federal magistrate judge in Miami is letting squabbling litigants know that their issues are less important than the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 27, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
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