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The winter edition of The Legal Eagle is now available. The Legal Eagle’s winter issue contains articles on contact tracing apps, stay-at-home orders and paying college athletes. A PDF of The winter issue can be downloaded or individual articles can be read and printed out from The Legal Eagle’s blog, The Lowdown.

Any questions, contact the editor of The Legal Eagle, Jodi L. Miller. She can be reached via email at jmiller@njsbf.org.

Here are the headlines from the winter 2021 issue:

Stopping the Spread of COVID-19? There’s an App for That

The concept of contact tracing is not new, having been used for centuries to halt the spread of disease, with the first known use in the 1500s during the outbreak of the bubonic plague. The practice is now being employed to stop the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). READ MORE

Battling Stay-at-Home Orders in the Land of the Free

Among the many things that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light is that staying at home all the time is no fun and everyone has a different idea of what “essential” means. READ MORE

Support Growing for Paying College Athletes

In 2019, college athletics generated nearly $19 billion for colleges and universities, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the nonprofit organization that regulates student athletes. The NCAA maintains that more than 480,000 students in nearly 1,300 colleges or universities across the country compete at the collegiate level, with the largest numbers in football and men’s basketball. READ MORE

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