Tag:CARES Act

Pandemic Has Spotlighted Inequities for Working Women

Why has COVID-19’s economic damage disproportionately harmed women of color? And what role does childcare play in an equitable reopening of the economy? Several...

July Bar Examinees Question Bar Necessity, Face ‘Impossible Choice’

One of the biggest days of any attorney’s life is the day they take the bar exam. But after this year’s test was disrupted...

Help Wanted: Lawyers Needed to Ward Off Eviction Wave

An eviction crisis is brewing in Colorado, and local organizations hope lawyers will volunteer to help tenants and small businesses weather the storm. Headlines have...

A Painful Cut to Legal Aid Funding

The economic damage of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an untimely cut to state grant funding of civil legal aid for domestic violence...

An Option for Employers Looking to Maintain their Workforce

On May 3, the Department of Labor issued new guidance regarding short-time compensation programs, commonly known as “work-sharing” programs in many states under the...

Budget Crisis Trickles Down to District Attorney Offices

The coronavirus pandemic’s economic damage means Colorado’s legislature needs to slash billions from its budget, and lawmakers are still hashing out  exact cuts to ...

An Onslaught of Need for Legal Aid

Legal aid organizations that provide representation to indigent clients tend to focus on issues that rise out of or are exacerbated by poverty: evictions,...

Despite Essential Status, Marijuana Businesses Still Face Economic Woes

Marijuana businesses have been declared “essential” in some states, including Colorado. But the limited access to financial resources available to other businesses could mean...