Posts by Jenny Hohenstein

Have a case where you need to find an older version of the Building Code for Philadelphia? We can help. The Philadelphia Code (hereafter referred to as the Code) was first published in 1956. The Building Code was codified at Title 4. At this time, a researcher only needed to consult Title 4 to see...
Have a reference to an article that you need to find? Here is a checklist of resources available remotely on your desktop through Jenkins that could be helpful: GeneralOnefile - Contains more than 8,700 full text titles including newspapers and periodicals on a wide range of topics: business,...
The Survey of Law Firm Economics 2019 is now available at Jenkins. This title offers information related to law firm management, financials, hourly billing rates, billable hours, and compensation. The 2019 edition is based on 2018 data and was compiled by gathering information from over 4,000...
Wage and Hour Opinion letters are issued by the Wage and Hour Division Administrator at the Department of Labor to help the public understand the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA): "As part of the administration of the FLSA and the FMLA,...
President Judge General Court Regulation No. 14 of 2019 rescinds, amends and adopts Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Criminal Court Rules. The changes went into effect December 2, 2019. To take a look, see President Judge General Court Regulation No. 14 of 2019 (clean version begins on p. 57 of...
Congratulations to the authors and editors of the American Law Reports (ALR) on its 100-year anniversary. The first article of this unique legal resource was published in 1919. Many articles, several series and hundreds of volumes later, this set continues to help researchers today. The attorney-...
On October 1, 2019, an order amending Chapter 1920 (Actions of Divorce or For Annulment of Marriage) of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure went into effect. As part of this amendment, several new forms related to divorce were created and others changed. If you are a self represented litigant...
Hornbook on Torts 2d by Dan B. Dobbs, Paul T. Hayden, and Ellen M. Bublick offers a one volume comprehensive introduction to tort law. It addresses standard topics related to torts and covers evolving areas of the law, such as duty to protect third persons from harm and apportionment of liability...
Looking for legislative history material for an older act in Pennsylvania? As described in our Pennsylvania Legislative History Research Guide , a good starting point includes the House and Senate Journals . These may contain speeches or debate from the House or Senate Floor relevant to your bill...
Looking for a good introduction to internet law? Check out Internet and Online Law by Kent D. Stuckey and Robert L. Ellis on Law Journal Press *. This title is the oldest continuously published and updated book about internet law. Its goal is to offer its readers a solid foundation, and it covers...