Ruth Bader Ginsburg

News Update: April 1, 2020

Wednesday’s news and notes on law and business news from around the country. In today’s edition, RBG gets her reps in, Bill Gates calls for a national approach to the coronavirus crisis, Florida unemployment offices are struggling to keep up with the load and more quick headlines.

RBG Workouts: Gyms might be closed for we mortals but Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is still working out twice a week at the court’s private gym, Law360 explains.

Gates On Next Steps: Former Microsoft founder Bill Gates calls, in the Washington Post, for a national approach to shutting down in order to stem the toll of coronavirus.

Unemployment Offices Crippled: Florida’s unemployment system is in peril, WLRN reports, with a flood of more than 317,000 applications in the last 10 days.

PBS Pulls Bid: South Florida PBS has withdrawn its bid to manage WLRN, South Florida’s public news radio station. That leaves the fundraising arm of the station, Friends of WLRN, as the only other group putting in a bid, the Miami Herald reports.

Amendment 4 Upheld: A federal appeals court rejected a request from Gov. Ron DeSantis to reconsider a ruling that felons who are unable to pay legal financial obligations must be allowed to vote, the Herald explains.

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