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Paper Filings, Relics Elsewhere, Survive at SCOTUS During Virus

With the rest of Washington beginning to grind to a halt over coronavirus and social distancing not yet the norm, senior paralegal Cheryl Olson left Jenner & Block’s office March 19 for a four-mile round trip to deliver briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court—on foot.

Feds Give Seized Masks, Gloves to N.Y., N.J. Health Workers

The Justice Department and Department of Health and Human Services have seized 192,000 N95 respirator masks, 598,000 gloves, and 130,000 other personal protective equipment and disinfectant from someone hoarding those supplies, they announced Thursday.

Opportunity Zones: Will Tax Break for Investors Benefit Communities Too?

The 2017 tax overhaul included incentives to invest in distressed communities. Investors benefit from tax breaks and the designated opportunity zones benefit from economic investment, but critics say already-wealthy investors don’t need these breaks.

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