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Looking for legislative history material for an older act in Pennsylvania? As described in our Pennsylvania Legislative History Research Guide , a good starting point includes the House and Senate Journals . These may contain speeches or debate from the House or Senate Floor relevant to your bill...
The American Law Institute (ALI) recently published their newest Restatement of the Law: Liability Insurance. Jenkins has access to this title in print , on the member database HeinOnline , and on the library's Westlaw computers. This Restatement defines liability insurance as "insurance that...
Just in time for back-to-school season, the PA Courts have released an infographic that “highlights key data and demographics about traffic citations in school zones in Pennsylvania over the last five years.” It is no surprise that September is the month with the most citations, while July has the...
Bloomberg Law offers Practical Guidance on various topics which you can explore on one of the two computer stations designated for this database at Jenkins. Bloomberg recently rolled out “Litigation Practical Guidance,” which is located within the Litigation Intelligence Center. This post will walk...
Looking for a good introduction to internet law? Check out Internet and Online Law by Kent D. Stuckey and Robert L. Ellis on Law Journal Press *. This title is the oldest continuously published and updated book about internet law. Its goal is to offer its readers a solid foundation, and it covers...
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September 2, 2019 marked the 230th anniversary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury . Let's celebrate this milestone by using HeinOnline to research the beginnings of the Treasury Department. The Treasury Department was established by an act of Congress on September 2, 1789. This act, found in...
Are you working on an immigration case and looking for a comprehensive immigration law resource? Check out Immigration Law & Procedure by Gordon, Mailman, Yale-Loehr, and Wada. This 21 volume set covers numerous topics including the development of immigration laws, immigrant rights and...
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ProQuest Congressional recently launched interface improvements to enhance the user experience. The key changes in this upgrade can be summarized as organization and explanation . For many experienced government documents researchers, the interface changes are slight and should provide greater...
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Jenkins recently acquired How to Train Your Expert: Making Your Client’s Case by Janet S. Kole . Geared towards young lawyers, this book is a short, practical guide on how to ethically “train” expert witnesses to be clear and helpful during litigation. In the opening chapter, Kole addresses the...
The Wayback Machine is a digital service provided by the Internet Archive that allows users to view an archive of captured websites. The captures provide a snapshot of how a website looked at a certain point in time. These captures have been used by attorneys in cases as legal evidence. In July...