Below are resources to help identify and explain the emerging legal issues resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
CORONAVIRUS - FACTS
John Hopkins University
John Hopkins University began publishing their interactive coronavirus map on Jan. 22, 2020. The map tracks all reported cases of the Covid 19 virus.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent population health research center at UW Medicine (part of the University of Washington).
CORONAVIRUS - STAY AT HOME ORDER
Arizona Shelter Order
DURATION: began Tuesday March 31 at 5 p.m. and ends April 30.
- Grocery stores are staying open.
- Pharmacies are staying open.
- Restaurants permitted to continue to offer take-out and delivery services.
Cities Prevented From Providing More Protection: the executive order prohibits any county, city or town from issuing any order or regulation “restricting persons from leaving their home due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.”
CORONAVIRUS - PRISONS & JAILS
Arizona Whistleblower Complaint - Alleges Prison Director Barring Use of Masks
SOURCE: Dave Biscobing | ABC15 News
Arizona prisons won't admit inmates for 21 days
SOURCE: Lauren Castle and Uriel J. Garcia | Arizona Republic
Maricopa County Suspends Jail Work Furlough Program
SOURCE: Lauren Castle | Arizona Republic
CORONAVIRUS & JUSTICE - JOURNALISTS
Dave Biscobing, investigative Reporter for ABC15 News. His work focuses on exposing public corruption.
Jimmy Jenkins, at KJZZ and a contributor to NPR.
Lauren Castle, Courts & Criminal Justice Reporter for The Arizona Republic