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It is once again leap year, that magical, mystical time that adds an additional day to February every four years*. Though the practice of adding an extra day keeps "the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical year or seasonal year" ( Wikipedia ), it also has the potential to cause havoc in...
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On February 17th, the American Bar Association passed Resolution 115 , a resolution intended to encourage U.S. jurisdictions to provide greater access to effective civil legal services for low and middle income Americans. The Report to the House of Delegates , in support of the resolution, found...
When discussing an episode of ABC’s television comedy Black-ish that she directed last year, actress and producer Tracee Ellis Ross commented on the way the episode, entitled “Black History Month,” was intended to elevate African American leaders in history beyond the typical few stories that are...
Have a reference to an article that you need to find? Here is a checklist of resources available remotely on your desktop through Jenkins that could be helpful: GeneralOnefile - Contains more than 8,700 full text titles including newspapers and periodicals on a wide range of topics: business,...
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In 2018, the gambling industry saw a dramatic change when the Supreme Court decided in consolidated cases, Murphy v. NCAA and New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Inc. v. NCAA , that the Professional and Amatuer Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PAPSA) was unconstitutional. The decision “...
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With primary season kicking off in Iowa last week, we thought it would be timely to highlight one of our newly acquired books at Jenkins, entitled America Votes! Challenges to Modern Election Law and Voting Rights , Fourth Edition, edited by Benjamin E. Griffith and John Hardin Young. America Votes...
Many of the forms used in Orphans' Court are standard across all 67 Pennsylvania counties and are available for free as PDF downloads on the court's website. So the next time you need forms for practice in Orphans' Court, first check the website for the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania ...
If you are concerned about your continuous exposure to harmful chemicals like me, then you have probably already heard of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). If you were not yet aware, you can now add PFAS to the long list of chemicals to watch out for. PFAS are man-made chemicals...
The Survey of Law Firm Economics 2019 is now available at Jenkins. This title offers information related to law firm management, financials, hourly billing rates, billable hours, and compensation. The 2019 edition is based on 2018 data and was compiled by gathering information from over 4,000...
January 28 is Data Privacy Day
Do you know what access you're giving online companies to your personal information? This Data Privacy Day , take a look at the privacy settings of your online accounts and know how your personal information is being recorded and used. Data Privacy Day , the signature event of the National Cyber...