Jenkins Blog

On your next visit to Jenkins, check out the Practice Centers available on our Bloomberg Law computers. The Bloomberg Practice Centers group together a variety of resources for a number of legal practice areas including Antitrust Law, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy, Labor & Employment, Tax,...
Fastcase * offers a great feature called Public Link . This tool provides a link that can be embedded in a memorandum or other document to quickly pull up a case. You don't have to be authenticated into Fastcase for the link to work. Once you have pulled up a case in Fastcase, look for the Public...
ALI
The influential American Law Institute (ALI) recently held its 96th Annual Meeting in Washington DC on May 19 - 22, at which topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Policing, The Law of American Indians, and Data Privacy were discussed. ALI members voted to approve drafts of the Restatements of Law...
The Supreme Court has allowed an antitrust lawsuit filed by iPhone owners to proceed against Apple with a decision on Apple, Inc v. Pepper . The outcome of the case may issue a setback to Apple and other tech companies who run online marketplaces. A lawsuit filed in a US District Court in...
ABA
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...
The trade war between the US and China has escalated this month, with both the US and China introducing new tariffs on billions of dollars worth of goods. Last week, the US announced that it would be raising tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. China then retaliated with increased tariffs on $...
Regina L. Smith, Executive Director of Jenkins Law Library for more than 36 years, officially retired last week. She imparted a little of her extensive knowledge to us at her retirement ceremony: All you need to know to be the director of a law library (in 22 seconds.) pic.twitter.com/PxDRUEgs0L...
Pennsylvania Judicial Discipline Handbook by Sarah A. Steers, J.D. and Joel Fishman, PH.D., M.L.S. (George T. Bisel Company, 2018) pulls together important information and case law on judicial discipline. It is a great resource for attorneys and judges, and specifically for those who serve as...
Wearing a “HELLBENDER DEFENDER” t-shirt, Governor Wolf signed Act 3 of 2019 (SB 9) into law on April 23rd, officially designating the Eastern hellbender as Pennsylvania’s state amphibian. While this fun fact might be useful to tuck away for trivia night or a game-show appearance, it’s also about “...
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...