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Today’s Daily Spotlight is @melissalchan's look at the COVID-19 impacts on criminal courts. The justice system has left hundreds of thousands of families waiting for trials and resolutions, while creating a cascade of civil rights issues for the accused https://t.co/eXYvKYTdH2
Since COVID-19 was declared a national emergency, every state and Washington, D.C., has canceled or scaled back in-person criminal court proceedings. The justice system has left hundreds of thousands of families waiting for trials and other resolutions https://t.co/YqQ5fQXAS4
“I’m here live, I’m not a cat,” says lawyer after Zoom filter mishap “I can see that,” responds judge https://t.co/HclKlAUwbM
These families lost loved ones to COVID-19 and realized they couldn't afford to bury them with dignity. "You can't die these days because it's too expensive," says one man in Texas. With rising funeral costs, thousands more are facing desperate measures. https://t.co/wkcu2E0Doe
Pet owners are faced with a predominantly white world once it’s time to see a vet. (Nearly 90% of U.S. veterinarians are white and almost none are Black.) Now, amid America’s racial reckoning, industry leaders are pledging to change. https://t.co/r217nihcof
While taking part in the largest sustained social justice mobilization in modern U.S. history, dozens of protesters have been beaten and critically wounded by “less-lethal” police weapons. I spoke with a few who are suffering irreparable damage. https://t.co/BDLy41QY98
Out of the seven passengers Kim Jaemin picked up during a 14-hour shift, five did not tip. Two gave less than $3 each. He’s 58 and eats instant noodles and near-expired food to survive. Hundreds of New York City’s taxi drivers like him are struggling. https://t.co/KVy0ThHkwn