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Happy Birthday to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court! The Pennsylvania Supreme Court was established in 1722 through the Judiciary Act and is celebrating its 300th anniversary. This Court is not only the highest court in Pennsylvania, but also the oldest appellate court in the country. To commemorate...
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Congressional hearings are "held by standing and special committees of the House and Senate to investigate various issues of concern, and also to elicit views on proposed legislation from interested persons or groups, executive branch personnel, or other legislators" Kent. C. Olson et al.,...
For our anniversary year celebration, Jenkins has added Law360 as a resource to help benefit our members only . Law360 offers breaking news and in-depth coverage of current events and trends with an archive of over 450,000 articles. Reporters in more than 20 major cities help attorneys to stay on...
If you have a case in Pennsylvania or New Jersey and you need to find the cause of action, check out the causes of action titles on LexisNexis Digital Library . Pennsylvania Causes of Action and Encyclopedia of New Jersey Causes of Action can help you to evaluate theories of recovery and find...
With all the news surrounding Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter, you may have a few questions about the law of mergers and acquisitions. Terms like “hostile takeover” and “poison pill” are appearing in articles about the acquisition, but what do these terms actually mean? If you want to learn more...
If you are interested in Mental Health Law, the latest edition of Mental Health Law in a Nutshell is now available on West Academic Digital Library . "This Nutshell introduces you to the broad range of criminal and civil issues in mental health law, including diagnosis of mental illness; expert...
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A few months ago, we made two blog posts about finding prior versions of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) : Part 1 explored HeinOnline , ProQuest Congressional , and govinfo , and Part 2 went over access on Lexis and Westlaw. Sometimes, however, tracing back CFR sections can be tricky as the...
Jenkins recently received the 20th edition of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Civil Practice Manual (2021) . The manual, edited by Hon. Daniel J. Anders, Peter J. Hoffman, and Timothy R. Lawn, is updated every other year and published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) in cooperation...
Find case law from the United Kingdom on vLex ! VLex has hundreds of thousands of British cases, including select hard-to-locate judgments. Even better, vLex is a 24/7 member benefit, so it is available remotely to members on their desktops. This database is updated daily and contains both reported...
Jenkins is excited to announce the addition of a new legal research database, vLex . With vLex, Jenkins members can now remotely access a comprehensive database of international legal materials. vLex coverage spans over 100 countries and includes collections of case law, legislation, dockets,...