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Are you looking for sample forms related to family court in Pennsylvania? While there are several good resources to check - many of which are listed in our Pennsylvania Family Law and our Self-Help research guides - one option is the Library of Pennsylvania Family Law Forms book, published by The...
Researching issues related to business entities? Take a look at Business Organizations with Tax Planning , which is available through LexisNexis Digital . This multi-volume treatise focuses upon partnerships and corporations, but covers other entities such as limited liability companies and...
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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is a legislative branch agency of the Library of Congress that provides "Congress with both anticipatory and on-demand research and analysis to support their legislative, oversight, and representational duties." CRS experts work to assist Congress during the...
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,...
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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...