The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented business interruptions across a number of industries, and the Department of Justice is no exception.

Federal prosecutors have been forced to adapt operations to account for state-wide lockdown requirements, social distancing, and other precautions, while a patchwork of federal district court orders define new constructs for criminal and civil proceedings. And recently, amid this ever-evolving situation, the DOJ asked Congress to grant it certain emergency powers as the coronavirus outbreak begins to affect the timing of court proceedings and the DOJ’s ability to conduct investigations.

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