1686 ABA Journal Health Law articles.
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
California lawyer Scott McMillan decided to weigh in after President Donald Trump tweeted about the need for Americans to get back to work.
Mar 27, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
Ninety-six percent of lawyers and legal staff members who responded to an online survey said their workplaces had announced a move to remote work by March 24.
Mar 27, 2020 10:56 AM CDT
The foster care system, built on frequent movements of children from one home to another
and regular in-person supervision, has been especially wracked with confusion and dread by the coronavirus crisis.
Mar 27, 2020 9:52 AM CDT
Mar 26, 2020 3:30 PM CDT
When it comes to figuring out what to do with your law firm in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are two things lawyers should be thinking about: Who has legal needs and an ability to pay.
Mar 26, 2020 12:38 PM CDT
The $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill
passed by the Senate on Wednesday includes more than $1 billion for criminal justice needs, including protective gear for prisons and teleconferencing equipment for the federal judiciary.
Mar 26, 2020 11:43 AM CDT
Some states, including Illinois and Indiana, have labeled lawyers essential workers who can still go into their offices amid stay-at-home orders aimed at halting the spread of the coronavirus.
Mar 26, 2020 10:53 AM CDT
With a barrage of information and misinformation about COVID-19, it can be hard to evaluate what sources are trustworthy and where to go for reliable medical news. So for this new episode of the Modern Law Library, we spoke to an epidemiologist.
Mar 25, 2020 4:04 PM CDT
New York state courts report that 25 people with court connections have been diagnosed with COVID-19, including Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini.
Mar 25, 2020 10:39 AM CDT
Whether the July bar exam will actually take place as traditionally scheduled is unknown, but starting in May, anyone who wants to study for it has the option of watching livestreamed BarBri lectures with moderated questions and answers.
Mar 25, 2020 10:11 AM CDT
Ophelia Davis, of Columbia, South Carolina, says she doesn't know if she'll see her grandson again. That's not just because she's in the demographic most vulnerable to the coronavirus—she's 67, has an autoimmune disease and is currently struggling with a cough that she thinks is just the pollen. It's also that her grandson is in juvenile detention, and as has been happening across the country
, the jail where he's confined has indefinitely ended all visits between families and their children.
Mar 25, 2020 9:50 AM CDT
As coronavirus spreads through Florida, Jack McFarland is urging officials at Madison Correctional Facility to prepare a separate dorm for himself and other older prisoners. At 64, McFarland has spent the last 28 years in prison, and his age puts him at a higher risk of serious complications should he become infected.
Mar 24, 2020 3:25 PM CDT
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