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The Law Division at the Library of Congress (LOC) recently launched their Legal Research Institute , a one-stop-shop for the Law-related educational presentations and resources available from the LOC. It is divided into four categories: US Law Webinars , Foreign, Comparative, and International Law...
Mask Required
Update September 8: We are now open by appointment. See the blog post for details. As of July 3, Philadelphia is in a modified, restricted green phase, so we have begun implementing our reopening plan. We are preparing the library space for reopening. We have installed plexiglass around the...
The Talking About Race web portal debuted this week to equip individuals and communities with the “tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversation” about race. The web portal is a project of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture , and is...
The 7th edition of Agency, Partnership, and the LLC in a Nutshell is available on the West Academic Digital Library . This concise yet “comprehensive guide explains the law of agency, partnership, and limited liability companies, and includes numerous references to the Restatement of the Law Third–...
Jenkins' librarians are here to help. This week reference coverage will be from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and we will keep you updated as we continue to expand hours and services. Librarians are working remotely during the pandemic and have access to many resources that can assist you with your...
United States Census 2020
Each home in the United States (including the five U.S. territories) should have received an invitation to complete the 2020 Census in March. Paper questionnaires to the 2020 Census were mailed in April to those households who had not already responded via phone or email. If you haven't already...
Are you working from home and in need of sample Pennsylvania forms? Take advantage of the generous limited time remote access offers from Lexis and Westlaw. Both databases contain Pennsylvania form sets that cover a wide range of legal topics. Lexis Dunlap-Hanna Pennsylvania Forms includes a...
Online privacy is an everyday concern, and its importance may be particularly heightened for those of us working from our home computers and devices during the pandemic. Choose Privacy Every Day , a website of the American Library Association , highlights some practical ways to protect your online...
The Philadelphia Courts have recently issued several orders regarding the resumption of court proceedings. On May 21, the courts amended the May 15 President Judge Administrative Order No. 33 of 2020 that contains guidance on the rescheduling of cases, filing procedures, time requirements, and more...
Corbin on Pennsylvania Contracts is a new addition to our LexisNexis Digital Library . This title thoroughly covers Pennsylvania contract law and was designed to help the busy practitioner: "It is written and organized in a manner consistent with the Corbin treatise [Corbin on Contracts], and in...