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Throughout 2020, Jenkins has continued to add material to our print collection to help our members with their research. We have new titles by popular publishers, including the American Bar Association (ABA), the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), and the Practising Law Institute (PLI), that cover a...
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With Election Day four weeks away, news coverage of the presidential race is heating up. Use NewsBank to keep up with news surrounding the election from around the country. To help users navigate the vast coverage of news about the election this year, NewsBank has created a 2020 U.S. Presidential...
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As the nation mourns the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020), she is being remembered as a distinguished judge, passionate advocate for gender equality, and an inspiring force in the face of adversity. In a press release from the Supreme Court, her fellow jurists...
New editions of Pennsylvania Estate Planning and Pennsylvania Probate and Estate Administration are now available on LexisNexis Digital Library . Both titles belong to the LexisNexis Practice Guide Series, which provides concise and up-to-date information for practitioners. Pennsylvania Estate...
The past six months have introduced an abundance of new experiences: from face masks to toilet paper shortages to the challenges of working from home. There were also many new local, state, and federal laws passed and executive orders issued as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged (and continues to ravage...
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UPDATE: As of 9/17/2020, the Philadelphia Courts issued Administrative Order 56 of 2020 regarding the implementation of the CDC eviction moratorium. This local order requires the plaintiff in ejectment actions (which include landlord-tenant actions) to include a “Plaintiff’s Affidavit in Connection...
Did you know that many Pennsylvania Court dockets are available to the public online? Docket sheets typically list the proceedings and documents filed in a case. They can be helpful in figuring out what has happened in a case so far, or what stage a case might be in ( but note that there may be a...
The 3rd Edition of Banking Law Manual (2020) by Keith R. Fisher is now available on LexisNexis Digital Library . This two volume set provides an exclusive focus on the principles of federal banking regulation. It covers regulations related to a number of banking organizations, including commercial...
The 1st edition of Advanced Torts in a Nutshell is available on the West Academic Digital Library . This publication is "a concise and authoritative text on major areas of tort law typically included in Advanced Torts courses and casebooks." Family Relations, Economic Relations, Privacy and...