That's a good thing.
Linda Greenhouse Thinks COVID-19 Rules That Favor Casinos Over Churches Raise No Constitutional Issues Worth Considering
The former New York Times SCOTUS reporter does not seem to understand the arguments she is criticizing.
Armed agents of the state shouldn't be enforcing mask mandates.
The theoretical case for government mask mandates has to be weighed against the reality of their enforcement.
The wide range of estimates reflects real variations as well as methodological differences.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wants President Donald Trump To Impose a Nationwide Face Mask Mandate
Whitmer's argument is short on facts and legal reasoning.
Kentucky Couple Reportedly Placed Under House Arrest After Failing To Sign COVID-19 Quarantine Notice
Elizabeth Linscott, who tested positive for COVID-19, says she objected to the wording of the health department's isolation orders.
Cheap, rapid antigen tests may be on the way—and the FDA has finally approved test pooling.
Meanwhile, the case fatality rate is still falling.
If there's one thing at which governments have excelled during this crisis, it's been collecting fines from anybody who steps out of line.
We are starting to see the fatal consequences of the recent infection surge.
Churches, Which Account for 0.02% of COVID-19 Cases, Are a 'Major Source' of Infection, The New York Times Says
The paper's claim reflects the same arbitrary distinction between religious and secular activities that churches are challenging in court.
Expanded testing, a younger mix of patients, and improved treatment help explain the seemingly contradictory trends.
Governments overplayed their hands with mandates that they are losing the ability to enforce.
Stanford epidemiological model predicts self-flattening while MIT forecasts continued epidemic growth.
Trends in Massachusetts highlight the importance of voluntary changes in behavior.
It could quickly amplify coronavirus testing by tenfold.
We should feel free to ignore travel restrictions imposed by political clowns using the public as pawns in their feuds.
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The difference implies that the virus is much less deadly than it looks, but it also makes contact tracing a daunting challenge.
New York's Pandemic-Inspired Restrictions on Church and Synagogue Services Are Unconstitutional, a Federal Judge Rules
U.S. District Judge Gary Sharpe finds that the state's COVID-19 control measures arbitrarily discriminate against religious conduct.
Rising rates of new cases and hospitalizations have seen both states' governors reverse course on reopening businesses.
Phase 2 of Bill de Blasio's plan lets 300,000 New Yorkers start working again. But not all of them will rush back to the office.
Get ready for more pain caused by COVID-19 as well as by the policies intended to hold it in check.
The trend, which may reflect growing defiance of social distancing in some age groups, implies a lower death rate.
Testing provides clarity and critically useful evidence about the spread of the disease that the president doesn’t seem to want.
The downward trend continued after states began lifting their lockdowns.
New infections are down nationwide but rising in some places as people rebel against government-recommended precautions.
We need to remove all the ways that government deters people from seeking treatment.
The decision says the "unbridled and unfettered consolidation of authority in one unelected official" violates due process and the separation of powers.
Airborne transmission is the dominant route for the spread of COVID-19.
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Physician Marty Makary vs. epidemiologist Knut Wittkowski on whether "the lockdown saved hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of lives."
California County Will Allow Outdoor Social Gatherings of 12 People—and Outdoor Protests of 100 People
The phased reopenings happening around the country are becoming increasingly arbitrary.
Sometime in 2021, the American people will be presented with a reorganized and newly empowered federal public health bureaucracy. As time passes, it will grow in size and scope.
Since meager testing resources left officials ignorant of crucial facts about the epidemic, they made policy decisions without the evidence necessary to assess their proportionality.
The episode illustrates the perils of confirmation bias on both sides of the debate about disease control measures.
Two models suggest that broad restrictions had less impact on the epidemic than commonly thought.
John Roberts Does Not Think California's Special Restrictions on Religious Services Discriminate Against Churches
As SCOTUS declines to issue an injunction, the chief justice says the state's COVID-19 control measures seem consistent with the First Amendment.
Top-down, one-size-fits-few mandates are recipes for conflict.
Two models generate strikingly different estimates.