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As Philly, along with the rest of the country, begins to open back up, we're happy that the physical effects of COVID are receding. But the emotional effects will remain, possibly for a long time. To help, we've begun scheduling free mental health CLE webinars. We're holding two this summer: No One...
USAspending.gov is the official source for spending data for the U.S. Government. The publicly accessible and searchable website was created by the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFATA). The legislation requires that federal contract, grant, loan, and other financial...
Jenkins Reference Area
Now that we are getting back to normal(ish) , don't forget that if you need to search Bloomberg Law , Cheetah , Lexis or Westlaw , you can stop by Jenkins any time between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (M - F) to use the public access stations at the library. They are spaced safely apart for social...
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The LexisNexis Digital Library has over 260 legal resources. One major resource is the annotated United States Code Service (U.S.C.S.). This 299 volume set includes the United States Constitution, all 54 Titles of the U.S. Code, Federal Court Rules, and multiple finding aids. The U.S.C.S. on the...
Are you interested in an essential guide that deals with the law of trusts and estates? Check out the latest edition of Wills, Trusts and Estates Including Taxation and Future Interests . "The book includes the very latest hot topics including electronic wills, trust decanting, directed trusts,...
Jenkins’ HeinOnline subscription includes access to all of the legal materials published by the University of North Carolina Press . The UNC Press Law Publications collection includes over “400 current and historical titles in full-color image-based PDF format.” The titles cover a wide range of...
Back to Normal-ish!
Jenkins has reopened to all visitors with no appointment necessary! * As of Monday, September 13 our onsite hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Visitors must wear masks in our space and also in our building's lobby and elevators. The library stacks are open for browsing and all the computer workstations...
The 2021 edition of Pennsylvania Crimes Code and Vehicle Law Handbook with Related Statutes is available on LexisNexis Digital Library . This handbook includes the complete laws from Crimes Code (Title 18), Vehicles (Title 75), Highways and Bridges (Title 36), and Transportation (Title 67). The...
Parking can be tough in Philadelphia, and abandoned vehicles don't help the situation. In March 2021, Philly 311 received over 4,000 inquiries about abandoned vehicles. To help Philadelphians recognize and report abandoned vehicles in their neighborhoods, Philly 311 recently published a blog...
With everything changing so quickly related to the pandemic, make sure to check out the Philadelphia Court's Coronavirus Information page . This site provides information on Court operations during the pandemic and offers a complete list of relevant orders. See, for example, Administrative Docket...