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The 5th edition of Kohn on Music Licensing by Bob Kohn is now at Jenkins. This title “is a guide to the licensing process from both sides of the deal - helping copyright owners understand how to maximize the value of their songs and recordings while helping those who wish to use music for...
National Library Week 2019
Help us celebrate National Library Week at Jenkins from April 8-12! This year's theme is Libraries = Strong Communities . That's true for Jenkins -- for more than 215 years we've played a major role in Philadelphia's legal community, supporting judges, attorneys and self-represented litigants. Join...
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Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin, are on the rise. Though the theory of cryptocurrency existed long before Bitcoin , the larger global awareness of cryptocurrencies began in 2008 with Satoshi Nakamoto and the paper Bitcoin – A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System . Since then,...
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), known as "vapes", entered the market as an alternative to combustible tobacco for smokers. Vapes produce an aerosol vapor often containing nicotine and flavoring that users inhale. Many users view ENDS as a tool for smoking cessation . They do contain...
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New editions of Bisel's Pennsylvania Trust Guide and Pennsylvania Fiduciary Guide are now available at Jenkins. Pennsylvania Trust Guide , now on its 4th edition, was written as "a practical guide for those in the profession who practice trust law, fund trusts, or advise trustees" (v). Written by...
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting select resources that underscore the role of women in American history, including items in Jenkins’s collection that highlight women and the law. Womenshistorymonth.gov offers a trove of online collections that amplify women’s voices and...
The PA Supreme Court adopted new rules concerning custody that went into effect 3/1/2019. The new rules relate to parenting coordinators and open the possibility of a judicial district implementing a parenting coordination program. These programs incorporate the concept of mediation to assist in...
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Jenkins recently received the 10th edition of the popular The Law of Arrest, Search, and Seizure by David Rudovsky. Published by PBI Press, this title "presents a comprehensive discussion of the legal standards, rules, and authorities that govern suppression of physical evidence in criminal...
The Greater Philadelphia GeoHistory Network offers thousands of old maps, plans and surveys that show the development of the city from 1600 forward. This site is a pilot project of Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL). Institutions such as the Athenaeum of...
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