May 21, 2020 Articles

State-by-State Information on COVID-19 Issues

Access-to-justice commissions and related developments.

By Access to Justice Committee

We are monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as it relates to law and litigation. Find more resources and articles on our COVID-19 portal. For the duration of the crisis, all coronavirus-related articles are outside our paywall and available to all readers.

California - California Judicial Council Oks Suspending Eviction, Foreclosure Proceedings, Zero Bail for Misdemeanors

Hawaii - Kona Court Self-Help Center to Offer Legal Guidance Free

Massachusetts - How Can Law Students Help in the Midst of COVID-19?

Massachusetts - Suffolk Law Looks to Increase Court Access During PandemicMS - Legal Aid Attorneys Are Available By Phone

Michigan - Virtual Courts Provide Access to Justice During Shutdown

Minnesota - How ‘Stay at Home’ is Affecting Minnesota's Courtrooms

North Carolina - Civil Legal Aid in North Carolina Still Available During Pandemic Outbreak

New York - Court System Expands Virtual Operations and Opens Up Problem-Solving Courts

Ohio - Chief Justice's Program Funds $6 Million in Technology Grants for Local Courts

Oregon - Oregon Chief Justice Says Court Proceedings Will Continue With Health at Forefront

Tennessee - Online Faith and Justice Summit Will Connect Faith Communities with Legal Resources

Texas - Free Legal Assistance Available for Low-Income Individuals Grappling With Civil Legal Problems as a Result of the CoronavirusPandemic

Washington - Jury Trials in Washington Postponed Until July; New Coronavirus Guidance Issued for Courts

Wisconsin - Getting Answers: How to Ge Free Legal Advice During Social Distancing


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