In the early aughts we marvelled at the wonders of the Internet age: Free videos. (Look, a kitty pulling down a shower curtain!) Satellite maps. (Hey, the Jones' pool is bigger than ours!) Smartphones. (Cool, Boston Market has an app!) But now it's gotten put of hand. Today we're wrestling with the rise of daily fantasy golf, questions about who owns your Fitbit data, and liability issues over hacked autos.
Congratulations to Larry Atkins -- a Jenkins member who's an attorney, a journalist and a university professor -- on his new book: Skewed, A Critical Thinker's Guide to Media Bias!
Let me crib some of the summary from the inside of the book's dust jacket:
In today's Legal Intelligencer the Court of Common Pleas published General Court Regulation No. 1 of 2016, Juvenile Lifers Sentenced Without the Possibility of Parole Program:
Angela Giampolo has been named to the Philadelphia Business Journal's Women of Distinction Class of 2015.
Come October 12 there'll be a new Top-Level Domain (TLD): .law. Currently licensed attorneys will be able to register their names, or their firm's names, for the new domain on a first-come, first-served basis. There are also premium domain names, such as dui.law, available (for a price.) Sign up here to get regular email updates on the process.
We're open today, Friday Mar 6. Hours: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm.
As you know, you're now able to take 6 of your required 12 annual Pennsylvania CLE credits via distance learning. We can help you with that. Jenkins Law Library is now an approved distance learning CLE provider in Pennsylvania. To begin with, we're offering 6 on-demand video classes:
Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): As of the end of July 2014, NewsBank sports a new user interface. This video illustrates some of the changes, especially with regard to searching specific newspapers. NewsBank is a 24/7 benefit for Jenkins Law Library members.