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POA Update

» Pittsburgh – Aug. 6
» Philadelphia – Aug. 13
» Mechanicsburg, Simulcast & Webcast – Aug. 31

Pennsylvania made broad changes to its Power of Attorney Statute with Act 95. This short seminar will update you on the changes and what you need to know now to update your documents.

The New Pennsylvania Law on Entity Transactions

» Philadelphia, Simulcast & Webcast — Aug 12

This is your “must attend” program of the year! Learn how this new law is impacting your practice.

TRID: 3-2-1-Blast Off

TRID: 3-2-1-Blast Off

» Philadelphia, Simulcast & Webcast — Sep 17
» Pittsburgh — Sep 21
» Mechanicsburg — Oct 5

Learn about the TRID rule – what transactions are affected, the new “TRID” vocabulary, the loan disclosure and what it means to you, and much more!

Exceptional Children Conference

Exceptional Children Conference

» Lancaster — Oct 26

Connect, learn, exchange, and share the passion with other special education professionals and create exceptional education opportunities for exceptional children!


The latest from our new blog: PBI Now

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State Police Ordered to Release Video Recording of Traffic Stop to Driver

A video recording of a traffic stop was not exempt from disclosure as a criminal investigative record under the Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) or the Criminal History Record Information Act (CHRIA), the Commonwealth Court ruled in Pennsylvania State Police v. Grove.
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Employee Injured While Aiding Person in Distress at Job Site Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

An employee who was injured while attempting to rescue a person in distress at his employer’s job site was acting within the course and scope of his employment and, therefore, entitled to workers’ compensation, the Commonwealth Court held in Pipeline Systems, Inc. v. WCAB (Pounds)
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Supreme Court Approves New Rules on Use of Electronic Devices by Jurors

On July 7, 2015, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court adopted new Rules of Criminal Procedure, and revised and renumbered other Rules, to provide for instructions to prospective and selected jurors concerning the use of personal electronic devices during their service.

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In 2015, PBI celebrates its 50th anniversary. In this video, a number of prominent Pennsylvania attorneys join the celebration to share what PBI means to them.

For more on PBI’s 50th Anniversary, including what the future holds, click here.




Pennsylvania Suggested Standard Criminal Jury Instructions, Second Edition with 2015 Supplement

The 2015 Supplement updates the Second Edition, which includes hundreds of criminal instructions keyed numerically to the Crimes Code, with many offering alternative language depending on the case facts.

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Pennsylvania Criminal Procedure: Elements, Analysis, and Application

Completely reviewed and revised, the new edition updates these topics: warrantless vehicle searches, cell phone searches, Internet privacy, plain-view observations, plea withdrawals, and many more.

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Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Civil Practice Manual

Whether you are a seasoned litigator, a newly admitted attorney, or a paralegal, you will want to own this benchmark reference book on civil practice in Philadelphia County.

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Pennsylvania Business Corporation Practice, 5th Edition

Incorporates changes from PA’s new Entity Transactions Law, effective July 1, and features a new chapter on Benefit Corporations.

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