The Legal Defense and Education Fund, with Public Citizen on behalf of the NAACP recently struck a blow against the U.S. Postal Service over its “pivot” in mail delivery, which these organizations say can potentially lead to ballots not being delivered in time to count,…
Courts throughout the country are inundated with eviction cases resulting from the economic impact of the coronavirus, while cities, states and the federal government have rushed to aid households with only mixed results. A 120-day eviction moratorium mandated by the Congressional CARES Act expired on…
Voting is “an inviolable right” sacred to Americans because it preserves all rights, according to a federal judge who recently ruled that all registered voters in Alabama may vote absentee this year because of the pandemic. The ruling by District Judge Abdul K. Kallon came…
While Congress is working to root out CARES Act fraud connected to billions in business loans awarded during the COVID-19 crisis, small business owners are concerned about whether they followed the rules or will face the feds’ wrath if they didn’t.
It’s not often you see a Chief Justice of a state Supreme Court apologize for making a mistake. But that’s exactly what recently happened in Florida after the Florida Board of Bar Examiners recommended cancelling a scheduled on-line Bar exam just days before the test.
When a crisis rears its head and government and the tech community invent ways to handle it, lots of personal data is collected and stored. What happens to that data once an emergency passes? What happens to the technologies used to collect it? What civil liberties are at risk?
As the election gets closer, there’s a big question about voting safety. Many will vote by mail but some want the certainty that voting in person provides.
Twitter is awash with examples of people refusing to wear face masks in stores, businesses posting signs flouting local mask mandates and patrons sporting badges with legal-ese claiming they’re exempt from mask-wearing. But the law is largely on the side of the mandates.
COVID-19 has changed the crime rate in many cities across the nation. Most continue to show a decrease in calls for service, even as in some places the economy begins to open.
As the coronavirus shutters courtrooms around the world, international adoptions have dramatically slowed since March.