Posts by Michelle Buhalo

Whether this is the first time you are logging in to Jenkinslaw.org or if you've forgotten your password, these instructions should help all Jenkins members log in to access our Member Databases from their home or office. First, from the top of our website, click on "LOG IN". On the next screen,...
Though Jenkins, like many other businesses, law firms, and libraries around the country, is closed to help the nation practice social distancing during the COVID-19 health crisis, it is still possible to do legal research without physically being in the library. In fact, Pennsylvania has a trove of...
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Primary voting season is underway! The Pennsylvania primary is April 28, and to help you prepare for the primary election, the Commonwealth has created a voting guide with helpful tips and date reminders. Are you registered to vote? If you don't know, you can check on the Pennsylvania Department of...
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It is once again leap year, that magical, mystical time that adds an additional day to February every four years*. Though the practice of adding an extra day keeps "the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical year or seasonal year" ( Wikipedia ), it also has the potential to cause havoc in...
Many of the forms used in Orphans' Court are standard across all 67 Pennsylvania counties and are available for free as PDF downloads on the court's website. So the next time you need forms for practice in Orphans' Court, first check the website for the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania ...
January 28 is Data Privacy Day
Do you know what access you're giving online companies to your personal information? This Data Privacy Day , take a look at the privacy settings of your online accounts and know how your personal information is being recorded and used. Data Privacy Day , the signature event of the National Cyber...
Word Cloud of Jenkins Services
Now that our first year in our new location has come to an end, we decided to revisit the new resources we've added and go over some of the work we've done in 2019. Jenkins added a new in house database this year - Cheetah from Wolters Kluwer . This database has extensive and comprehensive coverage...
Ever wonder why the same search across different legal databases can produce results with different relevancy rankings? It's because of the unique algorithms each database uses. In order for researchers to better understand how the databases cultivate their specific algorithms, representatives from...
Today, December 3, 2019, the amendments to Pennsylvania's Telemarketer Registration Act go into effect. Act 73 of 2019 amends the 1996 Act by "further providing for definitions, for unlawful acts and penalties, for blocking of caller identification and other telemarketing screening products or...
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HeinOnline is a great resource with many collections, including the Law Journal Library , Code of Federal Regulations , Legal Classics , Session Laws Library , U.S. Congressional Documents , and more. To help users navigate these collections, HeinOnline developed database specific guides using the...