Posts by Michelle Buhalo

The American Law Institute (ALI) recently published their newest Restatement of the Law: Liability Insurance. Jenkins has access to this title in print , on the member database HeinOnline , and on the library's Westlaw computers. This Restatement defines liability insurance as "insurance that...
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September 2, 2019 marked the 230th anniversary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury . Let's celebrate this milestone by using HeinOnline to research the beginnings of the Treasury Department. The Treasury Department was established by an act of Congress on September 2, 1789. This act, found in...
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ProQuest Congressional recently launched interface improvements to enhance the user experience. The key changes in this upgrade can be summarized as organization and explanation . For many experienced government documents researchers, the interface changes are slight and should provide greater...
Earlier this summer, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a standing order regarding the possession and use of electronic devices in the courthouse . This order specifically addresses the use of cameras and other recording devices, including cell phones,...
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According to the OED , biotechnology is "The application of science and technology to the utilization and improvement of living organisms for industrial and agricultural production and (in later use) other biomedical applications". Broadly, biotechnology (or biotech) covers a wide-range of topics...
After five weeks of being offline, the Philadelphia Court's website is back up! https://www.courts.phila.gov/ While some online services may still be down, others are running as normal. Here are links to some of the website's popular features: Forms - https://www.courts.phila.gov/forms/ Local Court...
UPDATE: The court's website is back up! Find out more here . The Philadelphia Court's website has been suspended since May 21. According to a Notice from the First Judicial District , the suspension was taken as a precautionary measure after "the discovery of malware on a limited number of FJD...
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June 12 is President George H.W. Bush's 95th birthday. Celebrate with his Presidential Papers on HeinOnline. The Public Papers of the President contain the papers and speeches issued by the Office of the Press Security and are compiled and published by the Office of the Federal Register, National...
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May is mental health month. #4mind4body
Mental well-being does not happen in a vacuum. This Mental Health Awareness Month, learn more about how mental health is connected to your overall health and welfare. May is Mental Health Month was started 70 years ago by Mental Health America to raise awareness about mental health conditions and...
Researching Pennsylvania statutes can be confusing. Currently, Pennsylvania does not have one “official” publication that includes all current Pennsylvania laws. Instead, the current Pennsylvania statutes are split into two groupings: Consolidated and Unconsolidated. Because of this, multiple...