Instant Insights / Coronavirus and New York's Legal Community

Since a New York lawyer became the second person diagnosed with COVID-19 in the state, law firms, schools and the courts have been taking action to protect attorneys, staff, students and visitors. Here is our coverage of the impact of the pandemic on the legal community in the state, made available for free.


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March 18, 2020- Albany, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo holds a press briefing on Coronavirus, Met with hospital administrators to increase 50,000 beds through waive of Dept. of Health Regulations, Meets later today with Army Corp of Engineers to increase hospital capacity. Announced President Trump dispatches USNA Comfort Hospital ship to New York, Announces Mandatory no more than 50% workforce statewide can leave home. Total new cases in state at 2,382 with 1,008 new cases confirmed (Darren McGee- Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a March press briefing in Albany on the coronavirus. Photo: Darren McGee/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he is extending a moratorium on evictions until Aug. 20 as the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the state’s economy.

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Ryan Tarinelli

Ryan Tarinelli is a reporter at the New York Law Journal. He is based at the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York. He can be reached through email at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter: @ryantarinelli.

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