Month: April 2020

Ohio Courts Respond to COVID-19

On March 9, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine declared a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 19, 2020, Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor, issued a formal guidance to local courts which provided recommendations for courts to consider...

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COVID-19 and the New Criminal Law Office

The COVID-19 is changing the way we all live and work. That includes the practice of criminal law. More working from home, less working at the office. More digital payments, less cash. For most criminal trial lawyers, there is a pause on most courtroom appearances...

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2020 CARES Act Applies to Federal Inmates

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed in to law the CARES Act., which primarily provided economic relief to American businesses, tax rebates to individuals and families, and the temporary suspension of student loan payments. However, tucked away deep inside the...

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COVID-19 STAY-HOME ORDERS

In our previous posts, we discussed stay-home orders which are now in effect in nearly all 50 states. Today, we will explore what happens when a person tests positive for COVID-19, in terms of state department of health orders. A positive test is typically reported to...

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