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Jenkins' Philadelphia City Solicitor Opinions Database contains over 2100 full text searchable opinions issued by the Philadelphia City Solicitor. It includes both formal and informal opinions with coverage going back to 1952. Close to 100 new opinions have recently been added, expanding content...
HeinOnline recently released a new beta feature called Venn Diagrams to help visualize the relationship between various terms used in a keyword search. Many of us likely remember Venn Diagrams from math class, or perhaps when learning about Boolean searching in legal databases. Mary Whisner,...
President George H.W. Bush
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...
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...