As some of you have already noted, Las Vegas Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-03 for dealing with the current situation. The State Bar is trying to keep you updated with closures and changes on its news page.
The City of Reno ordered all non-essential businesses closed. [TNI] A similar order has not been issued for Vegas yet, but it raises an important question: how essential is your business? Is civil work as essential as criminal work? Does it depend on the case? Who should make that determination? Does public health outweigh the right to a speedy trial?
American courts’ failure to respond to the coronavirus could be catastrophic. [Slate]
Attorney Richard Dreitzer talks about labor law in light of the coronavirus. [Vegas Inc.]
Clark County had Nevada’s first coronavirus death yesterday. [RJ]