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Posts by Jennifer Broadie

As a way for members and other interested parties to keep connected with Jenkins, we’ve branched out to LinkedIn , where we'll be sharing overviews of our blogs each month. Our May post just went up, so go check it out and follow us for monthly updates!
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Last week, members of the American Law Institute (ALI) voted to approve the Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law . This project was launched in 2015 and covers issues such as parental rights and state intervention in cases of abuse and neglect; the rights of students and the limits of state...
A recent article titled How Law Libraries are Serving Self-Represented Litigants Across the Country caught my attention this week due to its informative and detailed analysis of law libraries serving the public across America. This engaging survey gathers statistics from 158 law libraries. A number...
Looking for secondary sources on real estate or landlord tenant law in Pennsylvania? You may want to consult our Pennsylvania Real Estate & Landlord Tenant Law research guide. This guide compiles both digital and print resources from our collection to help attorneys conduct research quickly and...
LexisNexis Digital Library , powered by OverDrive, provides access to nearly 300 ebooks which represent more than 2,900 volumes of Matthew Bender treatises, forms, and federal and state law. M embers* can borrow up to five volumes with loan times of seven days each. T o start reading an ebook,...
Nestled in the heart of Historic Philadelphia, just steps away from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center stands as a beacon of constitutional education and exploration. More than a mere museum, it serves as a dynamic platform for understanding and celebrating the...
Jenkins Law Library has a collection of research guides accessible to both members of the library and members of the general public. These guides may assist users with their legal research by providing additional resources and information on finding the law. Our librarians regularly update and...
The Pennsylvania State Archives officially re-opened their doors to the public on December 13th, 2023. According to an alert on their website, the archives are open for research Wednesday through Saturday from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. In anticipation of their move to a larger facility, the archives...
At Jenkins we have a large collection of Pennsylvania briefs and records from the Pennsylvania Appellate Courts. After 2006, most of the material has been digitized, and much of it is accessible for free to Jenkins' members in our Court Records & Briefs database. If you are looking for a...
Compiling legislative histories can be a time-consuming venture. For this reason it’s a good idea to look for an already compiled history for your act of interest before taking on the task. One of the most valuable resources for this kind of research is HeinOnline . HeinOnline recently published an...