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In a recent episode of The Modern Law Library podcast , the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles spoke with litigator Paul Golden about his new book, Litigating Adverse Possession Cases: Pirates v. Zombies . Now available to borrow from Jenkins , this engaging treatise is " the first known book which focuses...
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Among the new books that Jenkins continuously incorporates into its collection is a recent addition entitled Advancing Equity at the Intersection of Race, Mental Illness, and Criminal Justice Involvement (2023). Published by the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section, this book helps...
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Jenkins recently acquired a new treatise called State Consumer Protection Law , edited by Erwin Switzer, Alison Eggers, and Kirsten Ahmad. This title, published by the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section, addresses each state’s primary consumer protection laws. According to the ABA, “[...
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If you’re a commercial litigator who practices in Federal Court, check out the recently released Fifth Edition of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Court , edited by Robert L. Haig and published jointly by Thomson Reuters and the ABA Section of Litigation. This 16 volume set is...
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This year, the legal community is celebrating Pro Bono Week from October 24th - 30th. Started in 2009 to meet the increasing need for such services during harsh economic times, the National Celebration of Pro Bono highlights the work of lawyers, paralegals, and law students who volunteer their...
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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 “...
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With primary season kicking off in Iowa last week, we thought it would be timely to highlight one of our newly acquired books at Jenkins, entitled America Votes! Challenges to Modern Election Law and Voting Rights , Fourth Edition, edited by Benjamin E. Griffith and John Hardin Young. America Votes...
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This year, the legal community is celebrating Pro Bono week from October 20th - 26th. Started in 2009 to meet the increasing need for such services during harsh economic times, the National Celebration of Pro Bono highlights the work of lawyers, paralegals, and law students who volunteer their...
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Jenkins recently acquired How to Train Your Expert: Making Your Client’s Case by Janet S. Kole . Geared towards young lawyers, this book is a short, practical guide on how to ethically “train” expert witnesses to be clear and helpful during litigation. In the opening chapter, Kole addresses the...