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The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) issued an agency order at the beginning of September that halts residential evictions for tenants in certain situations through the end of December 2020. We've provided an overview of this order on the Eviction page of our COVID-19 research guide, including information on who it protects and how it can be used to stop an eviction along with forms and other resources.

We've received a lot of marriage-related questions from Texans looking for information during the COVID-19 pandemic, so we thought we'd cover some of the basics in one spot. Read on for answers to questions about Zoom wedding ceremonies, name changes, registering as an officiant, and more!

We're announcing the addition of Race & the Law, a new list of newly purchased titles within the Constitutional Law and Civil Rights category of the library's Digital Collection! This list features e-book titles that focus on a variety of aspects of race in the United States: strategies for racial justice, a look at racial bias and prejudice within the legal system, the history of racial inequity in the United States, and more. Here are a few highlights from our new list:

Last week we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which extended the right to vote to women in America. This week we'll take a closer look at Texas's role in the ratification process. Follow Texas’s journey to the ratification of the 19th Amendment with this selection of resources available online and in SLL’s collection.

Today we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the journey of voters’ rights activists in the campaign for women’s suffrage. Here’s a selection of commemorative resources available online and in SLL’s collection that offer a closer look at the fight for women’s suffrage.

During the COVID-19 outbreak there are various types of legal problems that people may encounter. The State Law Library has created a COVID-19 & Texas Law legal research guide to help assist Texans in navigating some of those issues.

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