News & Updates


General News

In accordance with Administrative Order No. 40-2021, masks are required in all Court facilities, including the Law Library.  The Library is open to all users during the regular hours of the Courthouse, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.  The Courthouse will be closed on Thursday, November 11 in observance of the Veterans’ Day holiday.

The Law Library has recently added the following PBI’s to its collection—

Adoption & family building—overview, updates, and best practices in 2021
Arbitrations and settlements in employment law 2020
Business owners’ disputes 2020
A day on employment law
Discrimination in the workplace
Drafting wills and trusts in Penna., 4th ed.
Elder law institute 2021
FMLA—beyond the basics 2020
Oil & gas law conference 2020
Penna. condominiums—model forms and commentary, 3rd ed.
Real Property Probate and Trust Section virtual retreat
Representing bidders under the Commonwealth procurement code
Tort law update 2020
U.S. Supreme Court roundup 2021


Highlights of other recent updates

Law of Domestic Relations in the U.S., 3rd ed., by Clark and Katz
(Part of West’s Hornbook series)
Penna. Zoning Law and Practice, by Ryan (often know as Ryan on Zoning)
has added a new chapter, ch. 13, that has cases organized by industry or use, instead of by zoning issue; first 2 industries/uses are Agriculture and Cellular and radio towers and antennas
Restatement of the Law, Charitable Nonprofit Organizations