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Advanced Issues in Social Security Disability

» Philadelphia – July 29

From new policies on transferring cases to opt outs to expedited hearings and the submission of evidence, you’ll learn about new changes impacting your SSD practice!


New Residential Mortgage Rules Affecting the Origination and Closing Processes

New Residential Mortgage Rules Affecting the Origination and Closing Processes

» Mechanicsburg, Simulcast & Webcast — July 29

On August 1, 2015, we will see one of the biggest changes in the last 30 years of residential mortgage lending, with the addition of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) reporting requirements. Learn what’s ahead!



General Practitioners’ Update 2015 Yellow Book

General Practitioners’ Update 2015

» Yellow Book

Keep yourself competitive by learning about annual case law and legislative updates in the practice areas vital to your general practice. Explore highlights of the most current developments to help you better serve your clients. Gain detailed analyses, practice tips, and projections for the future—the complete package!

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.





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Impairment Rating Evaluation not Invalidated by Subsequent Finding of Additional Work-Related Injuries

Does an impairment rating evaluation (IRE), which addresses injuries identified as compensable when the IRE was performed, become invalid if it is subsequently determined, during a claimant’s challenge to the IRE filed within the 60-day appeal period, that the claimant sustained additional work-related injuries?
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Common Law Infancy Defense Remains Viable in Criminal Prosecutions for Conduct Committed before age 14

The common law defense of infancy remains applicable in criminal proceedings where the defendant is being prosecuted for conduct committed before the age of 14, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled in Com. v. Martz.
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Civil Rules Amended to Provide Protection for Victims of Sexual Violence or Intimidation

By order dated June 29, 2015, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court adopted Rules 1951-1959 of Civil Procedure to establish procedures for actions brought under the Protection of Victims of Sexual Violence or Intimidation Act, 42 Pa. C.S. §§62A01-62A20.

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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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The Law of Oil and Gas in Pennsylvania, with 2015 Supplement

Recent updates from key cases in oil and gas law. Explore Sabella v. Appalachian Development Corp., Harrison v. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., and Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation v. Commonwealth.

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