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    The COVID-19 Delta Variant: Setting New Records of Infections, Deaths, and Lawsuits

    September 27, 2021By Massiel Andino

     The first global appearance of COVID-19 occurred in early 2020. Since then, many variants have developed, but the most deadly variant to hit the globe has been the Delta variant. The Delta variant was first detected in India last October, where it spread like wildfire creating a COVID-19 surge that set records for new infections […]

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    To Breach or Not to Breach: Contract Performance During the Pandemic

    September 21, 2021By Byron Acosta

    Aside from the health and social toll that COVID-19 has wreaked on the global community, the Pandemic has upended the way modern business is conducted. Although the internet has been around for several decades, COVID-19 shattered and perhaps permanently altered the way commerce is conducted. Some companies were forced to transition entirely online to stay […]

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    The Interpreter Is Now Connected: How COVID-19 Has Changed Court Interpreting Forever

    September 13, 2021By Elan Wechsler

    The COVID-19 Pandemic has been both a blessing and a curse for court interpreters in the United States. When the Pandemic began, nearly all court interpreting in the United States shifted from face-to-face in court interpretation to virtual court, changing courtrooms and homes into one of the same. On the one hand, applications such as […]

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    Impacts of COVID-19 on Child Welfare

    August 30, 2021By Jourdan Porter

    Since the pandemic began in March 2020, stay-at-home orders and declining economic conditions for families have caused stressful situations in the home. With schools and workplaces being closed, parents have been working from home and children have been attending virtual school. Although some families may have enjoyed this time together, it could have been some […]

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    COVAX: Addressing the Real-World Prisoner’s Dilemma

    August 23, 2021By Michael Mejia

    On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) first declared SARS-CoV-2 (“COVID-19”) a global pandemic. More than sixteen months later, humanity has much to be proud of, yet there is much more to be desired. Humanity has been subjected to an unprecedented social experiment and the results are as beautiful as they are frightening. […]

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    Firefighters Suffering From PTSD May Be Entitled to Seek Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    August 17, 2021By Glenn Garcia

    What caused the 40-year-old building to crumble remains unclear. However, a 2018 piece of legislation may provide first responders suffering from PTSD that stems from their involvement in the search and rescue efforts, in the collapse of the Champlain Towers Condominium in Surfside, a shelter in which they could seek medical care and loss wages […]

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