Rural Georgia’s ‘Legal Deserts’ Are Further Stressed by Pandemic

An American Bar Association panel discussion on Tuesday addressed the persistent dearth of lawyers in rural areas, including Georgia, that leaves large swaths of the population without access to justice. The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched rural legal resources even thinner because of massive unemployment, benefits issues, looming evictions and other problems that require lawyers, said one panelist, Lauren Sudeall, director of the Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for Access to Justice. (Evictions are currently stayed in Georgia,

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COVID-19 has disrupted cybersecurity, too – here’s how businesses can decrease their risk

COVID-19 is changing everything. Along with social distancing, obsessive sanitisation, broken supply chains, fragmented workforces and the rise of video meetings, the pandemic is driving acute systemic changes in consumer and business behavior. These changes are causing an outbreak of new and unanticipated business moments. The resolve to transform is palpable.
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New COVID-19 Law Lab to provide vital legal information and support for the global COVID-19 response

Launching today, the COVID-19 Law Lab initiative gathers and shares legal documents from over 190 countries across the world to help states establish and implement strong legal frameworks to manage the pandemic. The goal is to ensure that laws protect the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities and that they adhere to international human rights standards.
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5 ways COVID-19 is reshaping the cybercrime economy

As the COVID-19 pandemic pushes the above-ground economy to the brink of a major recession, the cybercrime economy appears to still be hard-charging ahead. And yet, the virus has rapidly reshaped the way business is being done on the dark web, as buyers and sellers jump on the opportunity to capitalize on global fears, as well as dramatic shifts in supply and demand.
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