Posts by Thomas Baer

Treatises on Fastcase provides access to over 130 treatises that Jenkins’ members can access from the office or home. The database includes titles that cover a wide range of legal topics, such as, bankruptcy, elder law, estate planning, family law, and more. The collection of treatises contains...
The latest news about COVID-19 is easy to find on NewsBank , a membership database available remotely to all Jenkins members . An announcement banner located on the homepage of the database links users to a search for COVID-19 news from sources around the United States and the World. Results...
Jenkins has temporarily closed our physical library through April 30, 2020, but our reference staff is still working remotely, ready to help with your research requests. You can reach us by emailing research@jenkinslaw.org or by leaving a voicemail at 215-574-1505. We will be monitoring these...
Observe Freedom of Information Day on Monday, March 16th by acknowledging your right to public information. Freedom of Information Day is celebrated each year on or around March 16th, the birthday of James Madison , the fourth President of the United States. Madison is recognized as the Father of...
Each resource in the Jenkins' Catalog is assigned a specific location noting where the item can be found. If you are unfamilar with the new library space or our catalog, this quick guide will help you find the location of most of our library resources. General Collection - Located on the North side...
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On February 17th, the American Bar Association passed Resolution 115 , a resolution intended to encourage U.S. jurisdictions to provide greater access to effective civil legal services for low and middle income Americans. The Report to the House of Delegates , in support of the resolution, found...
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In 2018, the gambling industry saw a dramatic change when the Supreme Court decided in consolidated cases, Murphy v. NCAA and New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Inc. v. NCAA , that the Professional and Amatuer Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PAPSA) was unconstitutional. The decision “...
If you are concerned about your continuous exposure to harmful chemicals like me, then you have probably already heard of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). If you were not yet aware, you can now add PFAS to the long list of chemicals to watch out for. PFAS are man-made chemicals...
Cheetah is our latest addition to the onsite legal research databases available to Jenkins’ patrons. The database provides access to many of the CCH and Wolters Kluwer titles that you may be familiar with, such as Blue Sky Reporter , Federal Banking Law Reporter , and Wigmore on Evidence. One of...
This year, copyrighted works published in 1924 have entered the public domain after 95 years of copyright protection. In 2019, published works entered the public domain for the first time in decades after a 20 year lapse. Several amendments to federal copyright law throughout the 20th century...