Monthly Archives: February 2016

What’s New for February on PLI Discover PLUS

02-2016 What's NewWe add content to PLI Discover PLUS every month to ensure our subscribers have access to the most up-to-date and relevant secondary source legal documents. Renowned legal experts regularly updated our acclaimed Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books, Transcripts and Forms to reflect recent changes and developments in the law.

Click here to see what we added in February.

Library Ledger, February 2016, Volume 4, Issue 1


Our latest edition of the Library Ledger is now available on the blog! Read up on PLI Discover PLUS news with this most current edition, which is all about the new content we’re continuously  adding to our online research database.  Volume 4, Issue 1 of the newsletter lists the brand new titles we published in 2015, provides an update on our Course Handbook archive project, and takes you through finding an archive title using our iPhone/iPad app. It also features a letter from PLI’s Library Relations Manager, Christina Davis. Read all of our newsletters on the Library Ledger page.

Federal Bail and Detention Handbook 2016 Now Available

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The 2016 Federal Bail and Detention Handbook, written by the Honorable John L. Weinberg, provides judges and lawyers alike with quick, on-point answers to all aspects of federal bail and detention law. The Handbook provides legal professionals with a comprehensive guide to the Bail Reform Act of 1984, including relevant statutory language, legislative history and appellate case law. It analyzes each step of the process, including:

The Handbook’s Table of Cases lists every federal appellate decision of significant precedential value that interprets or applies the Act.

Designed as a practical tool to be used both in court and the office, 2016 Federal Bail and Detention Handbook includes “Practice Pointers,” designed by Judge Weinberg to provide defense counsel and Assistant U.S. Attorneys with strategic suggestions for dealing with the Act. In addition to the sample orders and motions included in the Handbook, the 2016 edition includes, in Appendix III, a comprehensive collection of the official, nationally recommended forms relating to release and detention.

The Treatise is available for purchase here and is also accessible online on our digital research platform, PLI Discover PLUS.

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