Posts by Thomas Baer

Jenkins is excited to announce a new addition to our legal research databases. Cheetah from Wolters Kluwer is now available onsite at Jenkins. Cheetah has extensive and comprehensive coverage for practice areas such as antitrust, banking, intellectual property, securities, employee benefits, and...
In February 1684, eight years before the infamous Salem Witch Trials in colonial Massachusetts, a Swedish woman named Margaret Matson was brought to trial in Philadelphia. Accused of practicing witchcraft, she was tried before a jury of 12 men that was presided over by Governor William Penn and the...
Are you working on a bankruptcy case and looking for a treatise that covers key bankruptcy law issues? If so, check out Ginsberg & Martin on Bankruptcy, 5th Edition . This treatise offers chapters on many areas of bankruptcy law, such as voluntary and involuntary petitions, automatic stay,...
As a Jenkins Law Library member, you gain access to content that is uniquely valuable to Pennsylvania legal researchers. Our collection contains many hard to find materials such as historic Purdon’s Pennsylvania Statutes, Pennsylvania records and briefs, Pennsylvania House and Senate Journals,...
The Library of Congress has launched a new website that offers online access to the Constitution Annotated . The Constitution Annotated provides analysis of the Constitution for Congress and the public. It outlines the Constitution in layman’s terms and uses Supreme Court caselaw and historical...
Just in time for back-to-school season, the PA Courts have released an infographic that “highlights key data and demographics about traffic citations in school zones in Pennsylvania over the last five years.” It is no surprise that September is the month with the most citations, while July has the...
Are you working on an immigration case and looking for a comprehensive immigration law resource? Check out Immigration Law & Procedure by Gordon, Mailman, Yale-Loehr, and Wada. This 21 volume set covers numerous topics including the development of immigration laws, immigrant rights and...
The Wayback Machine is a digital service provided by the Internet Archive that allows users to view an archive of captured websites. The captures provide a snapshot of how a website looked at a certain point in time. These captures have been used by attorneys in cases as legal evidence. In July...
The internet is a large, complex, and continually changing system. The law surrounding the internet is no different. If you are looking for an up-to-date treatise that provides legal analysis of internet issues, check out Law of the Internet, 4th Edition by George B. Delta and Jeffrey H. Matsuura...
New York has become the first state to ban the practice of cat declawing. Declawing surgery removes a cat's claws to eliminate the possibility of scratching. Many owners have chosen to have their cats declawed to keep their pets from scratching furniture or people. The procedure requires the...