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The National Survey of State Laws on HeinOnline provides an overview of state laws on a variety of topics. The chart view allows users to make state-by-state comparisons of a number of topics related to business and consumer laws, criminal laws, employment laws, family laws, real estate laws, and...
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Many counties in Pennsylvania publish their own reporters which contain select trial court opinions for that county. LLMCDigital , a membership database available to all Jenkins members, includes the Pennsylvania county reporters, also called "Side Reports". The Pennsylvania, Side Reports...
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COVID-19 has changed the way we approach everyday activities, including researching and practicing the law. To help attorneys adjust to this "new normal", many state and local bar associations have published articles with tips and advice on legal practice during this ever-evolving...
On Wednesday, the U.S. House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee will hold an antitrust hearing with the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. The hearing was originally scheduled for 7/27, but was rescheduled for the observance of Rep. John Lewis’ funeral ( The Verge ). The four tech giants...
Cross-technology transactions bring up complex legal issues related to entertainment, publishing, computer technology, finance, securities, healthcare, insurance, and communications law. Emerging Technologies and the Law: Forms and Analysis, from Law Journal Press , focuses on the legal issues...
The 2020 edition of What’s It Worth? is now available on LexisNexis Digital Library . What’s It Worth is a go-to title for personal injury verdicts and settlements. This reference guide provides summary coverage of personal injury damage awards for the most popular jurisdictions in the U.S. for the...
The Professional Guidance Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association "provides, upon request, advice for lawyers facing or anticipating facing ethical dilemmas". Though the ethics opinions are advisory only and based on the facts provided to the Committee, they can be helpful resources for...
Bankruptcy and Related Law in a Nutshell is available to Jenkins members online through the West Academic Digital Library database. The 'In a Nutshell' series serves as a thorough law reference guide in a concise format. This is the 9th edition of a resource that has been used by law students for...
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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 St. While we are working towards making the library safe to reopen, staff are ready to help you with your research. To borrow material,...
June Janda
This past Friday morning, June 26, Jenkins Law Library lost one of our most loyal and dedicated staff members, June A. Janda. June was hired at Jenkins over 34 years ago as a bookkeeper. Through the years she took accounting and other classes towards a degree, was mentored by both Regina Smith,...