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POA Update

» 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.

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!

Family Law Update

Family Law Update

» Philadelphia — Oct 21
» Pittsburgh — Oct 28
» Mechanicsburg, Simulcast & Webcast — Nov 10

Prepare and succeed! The Family Law Update includes the latest trends, the newest case law, legislation, and procedural rules.

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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Commonwealth not Required to Provide Written Transcripts of Crime Victims’ Video Interviews

The Commonwealth is under no obligation to prepare written transcripts of videotaped victim interviews for a criminal defendant, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held in Com. v. Robinson
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City Council’s Failure to Enact Legislation Cannot Support De Facto Taking Claim

A developer could not claim it was deprived of the use and enjoyment of its land after Philadelphia City Council failed to enact legislation necessary for its development plans, an en banc Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel decided in Parker Ave., L.P. v. City of Philadelphia
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Marital Privilege not Subject to Crime Fraud Exception in Criminal Cases

The Commonwealth could not elicit testimony about private incriminating conversations between a criminal defendant and his wife, an en banc Pennsylvania Superior Court panel held in Com. v. Davis

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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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