Posts by Kristen Matteucci

Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic, touching on various legal issues such as information privacy & data protection, intellectual property, and civil liberties. With the proliferation of personal assistant devices and the increasing use of algorithms in our everyday lives, related justice...
Earlier this year, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) launched a new subscription feature that allows attorneys, members of the public, and the media to sign up for email updates on court news and information. According to a February 17th press release , the new feature is...
We recently wrote about the new Law Journal Press * (LJP) platform and how to browse, view, and search for books within it. As a follow up to that post, this blog entry will demonstrate how to search and navigate within a particular LJP title. Searching within an Online Book In the new LJP...
The next time you read an online book using Law Journal Press * (LJP), you may notice that the database has recently updated its platform. LJP has a refreshing new user interface, and its functions are more intuitive to use. When accessing LJP from the Jenkins website, the database will...
HeinOnline recently introduced an enhanced “topic taxonomy” to its Law Journal Library, making searching by topic more “intuitive, discoverable, and user friendly,” according to Hein’s December 28, 2020 blog post . For context, each article in Hein’s Law Journal Library is essentially ‘tagged’ with...
Jenkins recently acquired the newest title by renowned legal research scholar and law librarian, Dr. Joel Fishman: Grand Juries: A Legal Research Guide . Fishman is a specialist in Pennsylvania legal history and has authored over 300 publications, including the Pennsylvania Legal Research Handbook...
Did you know that the popular Bender’s Forms of Discovery is available to Jenkins’ members remotely? Each of the volumes in this set can be accessed as an ebook via the LexisNexis Digital Library . Bender’s Forms of Discovery is an essential tool, as it offers both a vast set of forms and a...
If you are a solo attorney, a small business owner, or perhaps representing yourself in a legal matter, the resources in the Nolo Legal Information Reference Center were written with you in mind. Nolo’s mission is to “help consumers and small businesses find answers to their everyday legal and...
If you’re a frequent Fastcase * user and/or Jenkins’ blog reader, you’ve probably noticed that the database now opens in the new Fastcase 7 (FC7) interface by default . This post will feature tips on how to select jurisdiction or sources from the main search bar in FC7. Stay tuned for future blog...
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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...