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Jenkins is now open! However, in order to minimize potential COVID-19 exposure to Jenkins members and staff, we're operating under the following restrictions: No more than 4 members will be admitted into our facility at any time. There are 2-hour blocks available from 10:00 am - noon and from 2:00-...
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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 10:00 am - 4:00 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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Need help understanding what a civil case is? The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania has added Understanding Civil Cases in Pennsylvania’s Court of Common Pleas to its Media Resources . The helpful graphic offers examples of civil cases and provides basic information about a trial, burden of...
Jenkins recently acquired the newest title by renowned legal research scholar and law librarian, Dr. Joel Fishman: Grand Juries: A Legal Research Guide . Fishman is a specialist in Pennsylvania legal history and has authored over 300 publications, including the Pennsylvania Legal Research Handbook...