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If you’re a commercial litigator who practices in Federal Court, check out the recently released Fifth Edition of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Court , edited by Robert L. Haig and published jointly by Thomson Reuters and the ABA Section of Litigation. This 16 volume set is...
March is National Women's History Month . In honor of this event, the Pennsylvania Courts have published an excellent infographic, Women on the Bench in Pennsylvania , that highlights the role of women in the Pennsylvania judiciary. It shows that 37% of the active judges in the state are women,...
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NewsBank , available to all Jenkins members, includes more than 11,000 news sources from across the globe. Locally this includes The Philadelphia Inquirer , Philadelphia Daily News , South Jersey Times , and The Trenton Times . Papers from English-speaking parts of the world include Irish Times ,...
Are you looking for a helpful guide to ERISA compliance? Check out Employee Benefits Law: ERISA and Beyond by Jeffrey D. Mamorsky on Law Journal Press *. This book serves as a basic guide to employee benefits law for attorneys, accountants, and other professional advisors. It introduces the reader...
If you're looking for a comprehensive, compact book on marijuana law, the 2nd edition of Marijuana Law in a Nutshell is now available remotely on West Academic Digital Library . "It is organized by the basic divisions of marijuana law: by the dichotomy between federal and state law; and second, by...
In recognition of Presidents’ Day - this Monday, February 21 - let’s take a look at the presidential documents available on Federalregister.gov . Federalregister.gov is a jointly administered website by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) of the National Archives and Records Administration (...
This month marks the introduction of Philadelphia’s Right to Counsel program for low-income tenants. As of February 1, 2022, qualifying renters who live in the 19121 or 19139 zip codes have the right to an attorney in eviction cases. Tenants living in those zip codes can call the Philly Tenant...
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has created a new Judicial Ethics Advisory Board (JEAB). The Board will render advisory opinions concerning proper judicial conduct under the Code of Judicial Conduct and the Rules Governing Standards of Conduct of Magisterial District Judges . The new JEAB...
The American Arbitration Association (AAA) is a not-for-profit organization providing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services across the world. According to its 2020 Annual Report , AAA has administered six million cases since its founding in 1926. Arbitration awards can be useful tools...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer recently announced that he would retire at the end of the 2021-22 term, after nearly 28 years of service on the Supreme Court. He was nominated to the court in 1994 by President Bill Clinton. Statements on Breyer’s retirement from current and retired...