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Lawyers and their clients worldwide are responding to the coronavirus outbreak that, since December, has killed more than 67,760 people and infected more than 1.21 million. Law.com’s reporters around the world are covering the virus’ impact on law firm operations, client business, law schools, and lawyer and staffer safety. Here’s a collection of our coverage, which we’re continuously updating.

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From left, U.S. District Judges Carl Nichols, James Boasberg and Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the District of Colombia.

The federal docket in Washington, D.C., is quickly becoming a hotbed for litigation seeking to force officials to protect detained immigrants and inmates during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at jathomsen@alm.com. On Twitter: @jacq_thomsen

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