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Are you researching vacant properties in Philadelphia? The City of Philadelphia offers two different maps for locating vacant properties within the city. Check out the Philadelphia Vacant Property Indicators Viewer to see lots and buildings in the city that are likely to be vacant. “The model...
The 6th edtition of White Collar Crime in a Nutshell is now available remotely on West Academic Digital Library . "This text provides a broad overview of white collar crime, including procedural and evidentiary issues." Chapters include, "Corporate Criminal Liability", "Mail, Wire, Bank, and Health...
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...
CFR
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of federal agency regulations. In the course of legal research, it is sometimes necessary to see how a CFR section looked in a prior year. Many websites and databases provide access to historic editions of the CFR. The most comprehensive of...
As of November 1, 2021, Wolters Kluwer has rebranded their legal database, Cheetah, as VitalLaw . According to Dewey B Strategic , this rebrand isn’t in name alone. VitalLaw is a streamlined and expanded version of Cheetah that includes more primary source materials. Users can expect the addition...
The latest edition of Global Internet Law in a Nutshell is now available remotely on West Academic Digital Library . "This Nutshell provides global coverage of recurring Internet issues that lawyers and law students will encounter in practice. It also serves as a useful introduction for non-lawyers...
ABA
This year, the legal community is celebrating Pro Bono Week from October 24th - 30th. Started in 2009 to meet the increasing need for such services during harsh economic times, the National Celebration of Pro Bono highlights the work of lawyers, paralegals, and law students who volunteer their...
Are you looking for license or permit information for a Philadelphia business? There are a few city websites available to help you locate the information you need. With eCLIPSE , you can search for Philadelphia building permits, business licenses, activity licenses, and trade licenses. To search...