Posts by Thomas Baer

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...
The fast pace of the 24 hour news cycle has pushed sources to break news quickly, and often sensationalize stories to remain competitive. The rush to be the first to publish has created an environment where facts are checked during or after a story breaks. Consumers are now forced to be more aware...
The 11th edition of Black's Law Dictionary (2019) is now available at Jenkins. The 11th edition provides definitions for over 55,000 legal words and phrases. Library users can find the dictionary in print or from any of our four Westlaw computers. To access the dictionary on Westlaw, search Black's...
Are you researching a federal statute that does not appear in the U.S. Code, or a statute within a title that has not been enacted into positive law? Check out the statute compilations available from the Government Publishing Office (GPO) on govinfo . Since October 2018, nearly 300 compilations...
On your next visit to Jenkins, check out the Practice Centers available on our Bloomberg Law computers. The Bloomberg Practice Centers group together a variety of resources for a number of legal practice areas including Antitrust Law, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy, Labor & Employment, Tax,...
The Supreme Court has allowed an antitrust lawsuit filed by iPhone owners to proceed against Apple with a decision on Apple, Inc v. Pepper . The outcome of the case may issue a setback to Apple and other tech companies who run online marketplaces. A lawsuit filed in a US District Court in...