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  • Monday, May 25, 2020 6:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    City of San Antonio and Bexar County announce continued Stay Home, Work Safe Orders 

    SAN ANTONIO (May 19, 2020) — “Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Judge Nelson Wolff issued separate but joint updates to their Stay Home, Work Safe Orders to continue slowing the spread of COVID-19. The orders are effective immediately, May 19, 2020 and if extended by City Council at this Thursday’s meeting, will last until 11:59 p.m. on June 4, or until it is either rescinded, superseded or amended.” 
      
    “As our economy slowly reopens with a phased approach, the physical distancing and other common-sense measures recommended by our public safety officials are as important as ever,” said Mayor Ron Nirenberg. “The way to return to public activities without being forced back to stricter requirements is to behave responsibly and with consideration for others. These orders guide us toward safely reviving our economy.” 
      
    “The measures we have implemented over the past few months have led to Bexar County having a very low infection rate. With this new order, we are continuing to ensure the health and safety of our community while ensuring that everyone can go back to work and go about their lives,” said Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff.

    The City’s order can be found here.

    The County’s order can be found here.  

    Full article on City of San Antonio’s website may be viewed here:  

    https://www.sanantonio.gov/gpa/News/ArtMID/24373/ArticleID/18912/City-of-San-Antonio-and-Bexar-County-announce-updated-Stay-Home-Work-Safe-Orders 

  • Monday, May 25, 2020 6:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Executive Order No. GA-24 relating to the termination of air travel restrictions as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster. 

    https://lrl.texas.gov/scanned/govdocs/Greg%20Abbott/2020/GA-24.pdf 

    Executive Order No. GA-25 relating to the closing of county and municipal jails to in-person visitation in response to the COVID-19 disaster. 

    https://lrl.texas.gov/scanned/govdocs/Greg%20Abbott/2020/GA-25.pdf 


  • Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In case you missed the BCWB/LEAD Webinar: "Anxiety in the Face of a Pandemic", you can view the webinar and the slides in the links below.

    Link to watch webinar:

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1h9pAwBEemb0CiOah7zyFAdqurqFEY_UJ/view?usp=sharing

    Link to slides:

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zCUa31vCPqQb18-v_mvVn90S7-DhoR9l/view?usp=sharing

  • Wednesday, May 06, 2020 3:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    According to https://gov.texas.gov/ :

    On May 5, 2020 "Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference where he announced that he will be issuing an Executive Order to expand openings of certain businesses and activities. The Governor also announced new guidance from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) on graduation ceremonies and the creation of Surge Response Teams to combat any COVID-19 flare ups in Texas."

    You can read the full press release here: 

    https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-expands-business-openings-in-texas-announces-surge-response-teams-to-combat-covid-19

  • Wednesday, May 06, 2020 3:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    According to www.sanantonio.gov:

    "Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Judge Nelson Wolff issued separate but joint updates to their Stay Home, Work Safe Orders effective beginning at 12:01 a.m., April 29, 2020 and are extended until 12:01 a.m. on May 19, or until it is either rescinded, superseded or amended."

    The City’s order can be found here.
     
    The County’s order can be found here.

    All other City of San Antonio COVID-19 updates may be viewed here:

    https://www.sanantonio.gov/health/news/alerts/coronavirus

    All other Bexar County COVID-19 updates may be viewed here:  

    https://www.bexar.org/3234/COVID-19  


  • Wednesday, May 06, 2020 3:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Texas Supreme Court issued two new emergency orders on April 29, 2020 regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster.    

    According to https://www.txcourts.gov/ : 

    "Order 13 allows those registered for the July Bar Exam to withdraw and register for a future exam and directs the Board of Law Examiners to consider additional changes if the July Bar Exam cannot be held due to COVID-19."

    "Order 14 amends and extends the 10th Emergency Order regarding the collection of consumer debt."

    All fourteen emergency orders may be viewed here:   

    https://www.txcourts.gov/media/coronavirus-covid-19-emergency-orders/    

  • Monday, April 27, 2020 5:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Texas Supreme Court issued a twelfth emergency order on April 27, 2020 regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster.     

    Order 12 is a revised order updating previous emergency orders.  

    All twelve emergency orders may be viewed here:    

    https://www.txcourts.gov/media/coronavirus-covid-19-emergency-orders/    


  • Monday, April 27, 2020 5:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Governor's Executive Order Update According to https://gov.texas.gov/ :   

    “Today, April 27, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott announced the first phase of the State of Texas' ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase I, certain services and activities are allowed to open with limited occupancy, and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is issuing minimum standard health protocols for all businesses and individuals to follow. The Governor also outlined special guidance for Texans over 65 and detailed a comprehensive mitigation plan for nursing homes in Texas. The Governor also announced a statewide testing and tracing program developed by DSHS that will help public health officials quickly identify and test Texans who contract COVID-19 and mitigate further spread of the virus.” 

    “The Governor's announcement is accompanied by Texans Helping Texans: The Governor's Report to Open Texas. This detailed report, available on the strike force website, helps Texans understand phase one by outlining the new protocols, guidance, and recommendations. The report also includes a series of Open Texas Checklists that outline DSHS' minimum standard health protocols for all Texans.”

    Watch the governor’s press release in the link below:   

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=BmwJ8MEQ6I4&feature=emb_logo

    View the Governor's Executive Orders issued today by clicking on each order below:

    • GA-18: Relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster.

    • GA-19: Relating to hospital capacity during the COVID-19 disaster.

    • GA-20: Relating to expanding travel without restrictions as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:37 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    On April 14, 2020, The San Antonio Bar Association hosted a free CLE. The webinar, "Civil District Courts Virtual Hearings: Most Common Mistakes to Avoid" can be viewed on their website at the link below. 

    https://sanantoniobar.org/index.cfm?pg=COVIDRESOURCE


  • Monday, April 20, 2020 1:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    St. Mary's University School of Law is excited to announce the launch of its Project and Remote Opportunities Program.(PROP)

    PROP provides temporary assistance to meet your short-term needs. St. Mary’s law students can help you with research, writing, document review, trial prep, website updates, blogging, and social media presence, among other tasks.

    For more information or to get a short-term project posted, e-mail Kim Underdown at kunderdown@stmarytx.edu.

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