As congressional leaders continue to negotiate economic recovery legislation to “build back better” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Academy’s new fact sheet on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides a quick look at the many ways this critical but long-forgotten part of our Social Security system has withered
Prior to the racial violence of 2020, and the nationwide multiracial and multigenerational outcries for justice that ensued, many Americans were not aware of the significance of June 19, 1865, in our nation’s history, or the corresponding holiday known as Juneteenth. Legal historian Annette Gordon-Reed examines the history of June
May is Older Americans Month, and as President Biden stated in his May 3rd proclamation: “During Older Americans Month, we celebrate older Americans and the key role they play in sharing the wisdom and experience that inform today’s decisions and actions, and fostering the connection and engagement that build strong,
The Report of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2022. Workers’ Compensation (WC) practitioners and scholars are planning an event in commemoration of this fiftieth anniversary, a milestone that is particularly notable given the new issues raised regarding WC by the COVID-19 pandemic.