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COVID Trillions: The HEROES Act, An Infrastructure Bill, And The Death of 25% Of US Small Businesses

July 1, 2020 • Charlotte Walker
Since the last of our recent trilogy of blog posts covering the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), much has occurred to reveal the Act’s bias toward big business and the wealthy and its vulnerability to fraud a …

COVID-19 and Finance: How U.S. Citizens Cover Their Bills During the Coronavirus Pandemic

July 1, 2020 • Charlotte Walker
According to the U.S. Labor Department’s latest statistics, as for July 2020, at least 10 million more people are jobless compared with pre-pandemic levels. Layoffs once deemed temporary have turned into permanent job loss. Nowadays, millions are still …

The Fine Line Between the Criminals and the Cops: A Review of Mike Avery’s “The Cooperating Witness”

June 30, 2020 • Marjorie Cohn
Susan Sorella is in her last year at Suffolk Law School in Boston. When she began clerking for criminal defense lawyer Bobby Coughlin, Susan had no idea she would become a central figure in a murder case that pitted the mob against corrupt FBI agents. …

Trump’s Illegal Use of Military Against Anti-Racist Uprisings Portends Battles Ahead

June 30, 2020 • Marjorie Cohn
The backlash against Donald Trump’s illegal show of military force against anti-racist protesters compelled him to withdraw the troops — for now. But we must continue raising the illegality of this use of the military and pushing for barriers to guard …

Fathers Day

June 30, 2020 • Naveena Chittineedi
Thank You, Dad   A very happy Father’s Day to the biggest support system and inspiration in my life.   My dad came to this country with pennies in his pockets and no one to call a friend to escape deep poverty and unemployment that plagued hi …

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