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Chances are your life has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic, whether you’re a partner, associate, in-house counsel, student, professor or legal tech professional. As part of that legal community, you're also resilient, with inventive ways of getting the job done despite very difficult times. In this collection, Law.com reports on what you need to know to keep it all going and how you’re helping others during the crisis. You'll also find a roundup of the latest COVID-19 news affecting legal professionals.

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Robert Katzmann, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Photo by David Handschuh/NYLJ) Robert Katzmann, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Photo by David Handschuh/NYLJ)

With arguments being conducted remotely and written opinions on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will reassess the prospects of reopening its Lower Manhattan courthouse later this summer, though a timeline for resuming in-person operations was not yet clear, the court’s top jurist told the Law Journal this week.

Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann said in an interview that no decisions would be made before the end of June, when the Manhattan-based appeals court stops hearing oral arguments and shifts its focus to reading and writing opinions.

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Tom McParland

Tom McParland of New York Law Journal can be contacted at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @TMcParlandALM.

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