Posts by Jenny Hohenstein

Have a medical malpractice, workers' compensation or personal injury case and need information on an injury or a disease? Check out Attorneys' Textbook of Medicine on LexisNexis Digital. This set describes the nature of injuries and disorders, including diagnosis, treatment options, and prognosis...
Looking to access the Pennsylvania Statutes? Try the Unofficial Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes from Westlaw , available for free online. This Thomson Reuters website provides access to the unannotated Purdon’s Pennsylvania Statutes and Constitution. It includes both the consolidated and...
Philadelphia's City Council's Legislative Information Center is the primary source for accessing bills, finding the bill history and obtaining transcripts of hearings (see our blogs Finding Bills and Resolutions and Finding Transcripts for more information). This site also provides access to the...
Interested in finding transcripts of Philadelphia City Council sessions or committee hearings? Check out the City Council of Philadelphia's Transcript Room . The Transcript Room contains transcripts of Committee hearings and Council sessions starting in September 1997. Transcripts may include...
Use Philadelphia City Council’s Legislative Information Center to locate bills and resolutions from 2000 - current. To begin your search, select the Legislation tab: Use the search bar to search by any combination of keyword (including bill number), date , or type (i.e. bill, resolution, etc.) to...
Need help understanding what a civil case is? The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania has added Understanding Civil Cases in Pennsylvania’s Court of Common Pleas to its Media Resources . The helpful graphic offers examples of civil cases and provides basic information about a trial, burden of...
Need help to understand the basic structure of the Pennsylvania Court System? Check out the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania's video, Pennsylvania Justice: Understanding the Courts . This video uses graphics and examples to explain the differences between the Magisterial District Courts, the...
Looking for Pennsylvania cases related to the 2020 election? The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts has created a helpful page on The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania's website . This page pulls together public court documents and opinions for cases dealing with the election. These...
Marketing the Law Firm: Business Development Techniques by Sally J. Schmidt offers a framework for marketing decision making as well as practical tips for marketing law firms. The author aims to help both the novice and the marketing expert. This title approaches its topic pragmatically, while...
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...