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Viewpoint: Rulings on COVID-19 Closure Orders May Impact Business Interruption Claims

Business closure and stay-at-home orders have faced legal challenges based on putative Constitutional claims across several states. Several decisions have now been issued that construe the legal authority of state government to required closure of businesses and/or compel prospective customers …

Medical Pot on Campus: Colleges Say No and Face Lawsuits

HARTFORD, Conn. — Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws as students who use medical pot challenge decades-old campus drug policies. In states where medical marijuana is legal, students disciplined for using it …