A new free tool designed by Suffolk University’s law school is helping thousands of people stave off eviction while the country remains in the grips of COVID-19. Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Robert Redfield signed a declaration in September saying evictions could be detrimental…
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…
A new report from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law reveals exposure to the criminal justice system, no matter the length of time, carries consequences that “extend far beyond a guilty plea, trial verdict, or release from prison.” People who have…
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.
Can the average American afford legal services from an attorney? Many can’t. A new program seeksd to change that.
Being a mock juror can be a side gig that’s more interesting than delivering groceries.
Many colleges are canceling their fall sports seasons, not just because of health concerns, but also financial liability.
Some states are reinstituting work search requirements for those applying for unemployment benefits, even as COVID-19 numbers remain high and the federal government has cut its assistance.
After a long-fought battle, a New York judge recently gave contract drivers for rideshare companies Uber and Lyft the right to receive unemployment benefits. That state has 45 days to clear up the backlog of claims for these gig workers.
A recently launched investigation into Kodak’s $765 million government loan is more about its timing than the validity of the loan.