Posts by Thomas Baer

Fastcase 7* (FC7) is now the default platform for Jenkins’ members! When logging into Fastcase, users will be sent directly to Fastcase’s most up-to-date interface. If you are not yet familiar with FC7, you will notice a streamlined homepage that encourages use of the main search bar. If you prefer...
Are you ready for Election Day? Deadlines for the General Election are coming up fast! October 19, 2020 is the deadline to register or update your voter registration, and October 27, 2020 (by 5:00 pm) is the deadline to sign up for a mail ballot . If you are unsure about your registration status,...
New editions of Pennsylvania Estate Planning and Pennsylvania Probate and Estate Administration are now available on LexisNexis Digital Library . Both titles belong to the LexisNexis Practice Guide Series, which provides concise and up-to-date information for practitioners. Pennsylvania Estate...
The 3rd Edition of Banking Law Manual (2020) by Keith R. Fisher is now available on LexisNexis Digital Library . This two volume set provides an exclusive focus on the principles of federal banking regulation. It covers regulations related to a number of banking organizations, including commercial...
HeinOnline recently added a new database to its large collection of legal content. The new Executive Privilege database is designed to help researchers study the implied power of executive privilege. It contains primary and secondary materials relating to executive privilege, including hundreds of...
HeinOnline’s State Constitutions Illustrated is an extensive collection of constitutions and related documents from the 50 states of the United States. The database contains nearly 10,000 current and historical documents, including the text of every constitution that has been in force for every...
On Wednesday, the U.S. House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee will hold an antitrust hearing with the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. The hearing was originally scheduled for 7/27, but was rescheduled for the observance of Rep. John Lewis’ funeral ( The Verge ). The four tech giants...
The 2020 edition of What’s It Worth? is now available on LexisNexis Digital Library . What’s It Worth is a go-to title for personal injury verdicts and settlements. This reference guide provides summary coverage of personal injury damage awards for the most popular jurisdictions in the U.S. for the...
On June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a victory to LGBTQ workers, giving the LGBTQ community an occasion to celebrate during Pride Month . The 6-3 decision in Bostock v. Clayton County extended the reach of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include LGBTQ workers. The opinion was...
Flag day is observed on June 14th each year, the anniversary of the 1777 adoption of the stars and stripes as the U.S. flag. Flag Day was first observed nationally in 1877 to celebrate the centennial of the flag. In June of 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation (p.9258) for the...