Category: The Legal issue

Total 4 Posts

The Legal issue

Total 4 Posts

The Justice System as a Digital Platform

The COVID era has brought physical shutdowns to American courts and an unprecedented backlog of cases. In Connecticut, pending civil and criminal cases have jumped 200 percent during the pandemic, and trials aren’t scheduled to start until at least November. As of late June, New York City had 39,200 criminal cases waiting to be heard.

“Housing is a Human Right”

We are only six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and something that for months experts have predicted would happen is actually happening: between 30 and 40 million people are at risk of eviction.  While the Centers for Disease Control passed a moratorium this month that bans most evictions until January 1, 2020 something permanent is