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Jenkins has reopened to all visitors with no appointment necessary! * As of Monday, September 13 our onsite hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Visitors must wear masks in our space and also in our building's lobby and elevators. The library stacks are open for browsing and all the computer workstations...
Bookmobile
Want a book from our collection? We have staff in the library Monday through Friday and can pull whatever material you need for curbside pickup at 1801 Market Street from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. In Center City we can also arrange to have a courier deliver the books right to you! To borrow material,...

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From The Blog

When we think of the system of government in the United States, many of us typically think of the federal and the state governments. But tribal governments are also significant systems of law that have been integral to the formation of democracy in the U.S. throughout history and that govern...
Have a case in Philadelphia and need sample forms? Check out Philadelphia Court's website where you can find forms related to trials (civil and criminal), estates issues, family law and much more. The Forms page is organized primarily by Court: If you are in the Court of Common Pleas, for example,...
CFR
On Tuesday we explored finding older versions of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) on HeinOnline , ProQuest Congressional , and govinfo . Today, let's look at how to find prior versions of the CFR on Lexis and Westlaw . Lexis , available in the library, includes historic versions of the CFR...