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From The Blog

We recently wrote about the new Law Journal Press * (LJP) platform and how to browse, view, and search for books within it. As a follow up to that post, this blog entry will demonstrate how to search and navigate within a particular LJP title. Searching within an Online Book In the new LJP...
Legislative histories, or "the proceedings leading to the enactment of a statute, including hearings, committee reports, and floor debates" ( Legislative History , Black's Law Dictionary, 11th ed. 2019), can help researchers understand the legislative intent of a particular statute. In Pennsylvania...
Interested in finding transcripts of Philadelphia City Council sessions or committee hearings? Check out the City Council of Philadelphia's Transcript Room . The Transcript Room contains transcripts of Committee hearings and Council sessions starting in September 1997. Transcripts may include...