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…
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Mar 27, 2020 10:56 AM CDTmovements of children from one home to another and regular in-person supervision, has been especially wracked with confusion and dread by the coronavirus crisis.
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General counsels are overloaded with COVID-19 emails and webinar invites
Corporate clients are inundated with emails and webinar invitations from law firms offering information on the novel coronavirus, according to…
Mar 26, 2020 4:36 PM CDTstimulus 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.
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ABA: Exempt legal services from any US stay-home order
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez says legal services should be deemed essential and exempted from any national stay-home order. “The American…
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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.
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Mar 25, 2020 10:11 AM CDTas has been happening across the country, the jail where he's confined has indefinitely ended all visits between families and their children.
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US News’ ranking methodology is the cheese for law school rat race, report says
The U.S. News & World Report’s annual law school rankings rely on categories including law school…
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The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) is a national hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone (1-800-985-5990) and SMS (text 'TalkWithUs' to 66746) to residents in the U.S. and its territories who are experiencing emotional distress related to natural or man-made disasters.
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South Carolina residents: 1-877-797-2227 ext. 120
Virginia residents: 1-804-775-0808 in the Richmond area, or 1-800-552-7977.
Florida residents: 1-866-550-2929.