LEGAL NEWS & COMMENTARY

Iran officials announced on Wednesday that they will temporarily release 54,000 prisoners to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Prisoners must test negative for the virus and post bail before they will be released. However, prisoners sentenced to more than five years of imprisonment will not be released. Currently, there have been more than 90,000 [...]

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a directive Monday ordering state health insurance to waive the costs associated with coronavirus testing, “including emergency room, urgent care and office visits.” Cuomo made the announcement on Twitter, emphasizing that cost should not be a barrier to those seeking to protect themselves from the COVID-19 virus. He elaborated [...]

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