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Looking for older versions of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure? Check out our research guide on the Federal Court Rules . We have a handy table which helps you quickly navigate to older versions of the rules through the United States Code on HeinOnline *. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure...
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The Restatements of the Law are a common secondary legal resource produced and published by the American Law Institute . The goal of the Restatements is to clarify notable legal subjects. According to ALI , the Restatements are "primarily addressed to courts" and "aim at clear formulations of...
If you have recently used HeinOnline, you may have noticed the switch to a single search box. The new search interface allows users to begin their search without first selecting the most relevant search tab (full text, citation, catalog, or case law). Now, a drop-down menu appears when you begin...
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Tomorrow marks the end of Pride Month - the annual celebration and remembrance of LGBTQ+ identity, experience, and contributions to society. This year, LGBTQ+ legal rights have been heavily reported in the news as many states passed legislation on transgender athlete laws and transgender health...
We recently wrote a blog post about pacodeandbulletin.gov , where you can find two essential resources for researching administrative rules and regulations in the state: The Pennsylvania Code and the Pennsylvania Bulletin . In this follow-up post, we’re highlighting the PA Bulletin ’ s List of...
PA Legal Forms has over 5700 fill-in ready forms on a wide range of topics such as wills & estates, real estate, family law and landlord tenant. Included within this large collection are sample letters. To locate a sample letter on a specific topic, conduct a search using 'letter' and any other...
Looking for concise practical guidance on Pennsylvania Family Law? Check out Pennsylvania Family Law (2021) on LexisNexis Digital Library . This title covers all aspects of family law and is suitable for experienced family law practitioners and other attorneys who are handling a family law issue...
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Practical Law (available on the library's Westlaw computers) recently launched "Sectors" as a way to streamline the research process. According to Thomson Reuters , sectors are a way to "[m]ore effectively tailor your legal advice and gain deep insight into specific industries...
If you are researching administrative rules and regulations in Pennsylvania, take a look at the free website, pacodeandbulletin.gov . This site is home to the electronic versions of both the Pennsylvania Code (current) and the Pennsylvania Bulletin (volumes from 1996 - current). Both resources are...
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As Philly, along with the rest of the country, begins to open back up, we're happy that the physical effects of COVID are receding. But the emotional effects will remain, possibly for a long time. To help, we've begun scheduling free mental health CLE webinars. We're holding two this summer: No One...